Dipsacus fullonum L.
(wild teasel)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesDipsacus fullonum (wild teasel)
Species aggregateDipsacus fullonum sens.lat. (teasels)
GenusDipsacus (teasels)
FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE (honeysuckles)
OrderDIPSACALES (elder, honeysuckles, valerians, scabiouses and teasels)
SubclassEU-DICOTS (dicotyledonous flowering plants)
ClassMAGNOLIOPSIDA (flowering plants)
PhylumTRACHEOPHYTA (vascular plants)
KingdomPLANTAE (plants)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Dipsacus fullonum (Wild Teasel) :
1: Dipsacus fullonum (Wild Teasel)
2 Jan 2015 OSGR: SZ19 50° 40' N, 1° 50' W Vice County: South Hants (VC 11) England
Dead plants
Image 1: Dead stand of plants
2: Dipsacus fullonum (Wild Teasel)
28 Aug 2011 OSGR: SJ41 52° 40' N, 2° 50' W Vice County: Shrops (VC 40) England
in fruit . Photos: seeds
Image 1: Seeds - enlargedImage 2: Seeds - highly enlarged
3: Dipsacus fullonum (Wild Teasel)
27 Jul 2000 OSGR: SU56 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Image 1: Capitulum - florets open - side viewImage 2: Capitulum - florets open - side view (2)Image 3: Capitulum - florets open - side view (3)Image 4: Capitulum - in bud - side viewImage 5: Capitulum - in bud - side view (2)Image 6: Flowering plant - topImage 7: LeavesImage 8: PlantImage 9: Plants - en masse
4: Dipsacus fullonum (Wild Teasel)
3 Jun 2000 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Image 1: LeafImage 2: Plant - from aboveImage 3: Plant growing in tall vegetationImage 4: Water collecting where leaves join stemImage 5: Water collecting where leaves join stem (2)Image 6: Water collecting where leaves join stem (3)Image 7: Water collecting where leaves join stem (4)
5: Dipsacus fullonum (Wild Teasel)
16 Apr 2000 OSGR: SU67 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Image 1: Winter rosetteImage 2: Winter rosettes
6: Dipsacus fullonum (Wild Teasel)
7 Mar 1999 OSGR: SU56 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Image 1: Old seed head - LSImage 2: Old seed heads
7: Dipsacus fullonum (Wild Teasel)
20 Oct 1985 OSGR: ST25 51° 20' N, 3° 0' W Vice County: North Somerset (VC 6) England
Image 1: Late-floweirng Teasel
8: Dipsacus fullonum (Wild Teasel)
9 Aug 1970 OSGR: TQ50 50° 50' N, 0° 10' E Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
Image 1: Capitulum showing pair of bands of flowers moving apart as flowers open
9: Dipsacus fullonum (Wild Teasel)
18 Aug 1968 OSGR: TQ20 50° 50' N, 0° 10' W Vice County: East Sussex (VC 14) England
Image 1: Plant

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 general literature references relevant to Dipsacus fullonum (Wild Teasel)

Dipsacus fullonum (Wild Teasel) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 20 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Dipsacus fullonum (Wild Teasel)
A useful architectural plant for the wildlife garden. The flowers are favoured by bees, the seeds by Goldfinches.

Remember the size of the leaf rosettes when choosing where to put it.
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