Dipsacus sativus

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Related to Dipsacus sativus: Dipsacus fullonum, fuller's teasel, wild teasel, teasel
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Noun1.Dipsacus sativus - similar to the common teasel and similarly usedDipsacus sativus - similar to the common teasel and similarly used; widespread in Europe and North Africa and western Asia; naturalized in United States
teasel, teasle, teazel - any of several herbs of the genus Dipsacus native to the Old World having flower heads surrounded by spiny bracts
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Just to complicate matters, there is more than one type of teasel around, including a native one by the name of dipsacus sylvestris and the one which concerns us here, known as dipsacus sativus. In English the latter is usually referred to as the fuller's or burler's teasel.
D1 Erga F 244 Dipsacus sativus (L.) D2 Erga H Honckeny 245 Dittrichia graveolens (L.) D2 Ephe T W.
Although rarely seen today, wild teasel's close relative Fuller's teasel (Dipsacus sativus) had considerable economic importance during the 19th and early 20th centuries in the Onondaga County area of central New York (see Mary Long, Conservationist, April/May 1974 pp.