Teasel

This genus includes about 15 species of herbaceous perennials. They are native to Europe, Asia and Northern Africa.

The generic name is from the Greek word, dipsa, meaning "thirst" because the united leaves form a cup around the stem which is capable of holding water.


Dipsacus fullonum Fuller's Teasel
D. sativus Fuller's Teasel
   
   
   
   
   

 

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