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Wild Teasel

A tall, vigorous and distinctive plant common on waste ground and scrubby places



Common Name Wild Teasel
Scientific Name Dipsacus fullonum
Species Group Teasel Family Dipsacaceae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Teasel family - Dipsaceae
Status Common
Flower Colour Group Purple
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
Preferred Environment
Look for Large prickly seed heads that have tiny purple flowers when new
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Teasel Family Dipsacaceae