Wild Teasel

Dipsacus fullonum

Common Name:
Wild Teasel
Scientific Name:
Dipsacus fullonum
Rank:
Dicots
Division:
Flowering Plants
Family (Vernacular):
scabious and teasel family
Family (Scientific):
Dipsacaceae
Longevity:
Biennial
Status1:
Native
Soil Moisture:
All
Star Rating:
Flowering:
Jul - Aug
Height:
100 - 150cm

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Species Description

Wild Teasel is a native perennial growing 100-150 cm in height and produces its unique flower heads during July and August. This is a great plant for pollinators as the nectar rich flowers are accessible to wide suite of species. It is also the host for several dependant invertebrates and the abundant seed it produces is loved by Goldfinches.