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Small Teasel

Smaller than the familiar teasel and much less common being found in damp hedgerows, woodlands and stream sides.



Common Name Small Teasel
Scientific Name Dipsacus pilosus
Species Group Teasel Family Dipsacaceae
Interest Level
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Teasel family - Dipsaceae
Status Occasional
Flower Colour Group Pink
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Much smaller plant than the well known teasel and with a round flower head rather than oval
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Notebook Distribution Map Sites List Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Teasel Family Dipsacaceae