common teasel


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Noun1.common teasel - teasel with lilac flowers native to Old World but naturalized in North Americacommon teasel - teasel with lilac flowers native to Old World but naturalized in North America; dried flower heads used to raise a nap on woolen cloth
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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WILLOW CREEK PRESERVE - You could see them in among the tufted hairgrass and common teasel, the blue-helmeted heads of 11 teenagers working in the heat just north of 18th Avenue between Willow Creek and Bertelsen roads.