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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For something a little more architectural go for Dipsacus fullonum, or the common teasel. Goldfinches, sparrows and buntings love to feast on the compact seedheads in early autumn and they can last right through to Christmas.
For something a little more architectural go for Dipsacus fullonum, or the common teasel. Goldfinches, sparrows and buntings all love to feast on the compact seedheads in early autumn, and they can last right through to Christmas.
Scientific name Common name Pre-1940 Alliaria petiolata garlic mustard Artemesia vulgaris mugwort Carduus nutans (D) musk thistle Centaurea stoebe spotted knapweed Cirsium arvense Canada thistle x Cirsium vulgare bull thistle x Clematis terniflora sweet autumn clematis Conium maculatum (D) poison hemlock Convolvulus arvense field bindweed x Coronilla varia (P) crown vetch x Cynanchum louiseae black swallow-wort x Daucus carota Queen Anne's lace x Dioscorea polystachya (D) Chinese yam Dipsacus fullonum common teasel x Dipsacus laciniatus cut-leaved teasel x Euphorbia esula leafy spurge x Glechoma hederacea creeping Charlie x Hesperis matronalis dame's rocket x Humulus japonicus (D) Japanese hops Hypericum perforatum St.

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