Fuller’s Teasel or Common Teasel

Fuller’s Teasel or Common Teasel [Dipsacus fullonum] photos were taken at Fletcher Park on 11 July 2013 and on 16 July 2016. It’s the member of the Teasel (Dipsacaceae) family. Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 160-161, states it blooms in summer and fall and can be found in fields and on roadsides.  The guide also lists its scientific name as Dipsacus sylvestris.

USDA Plants Listing: Dipsacus sylvestris

Fuller's Teasel at Fletcher Park - 11 July 2013

Fuller’s Teasel at Fletcher Park – 11 July 2013

Fuller's Teasel (with flowers) - 11 July 2013

Fuller’s Teasel (with flowers) – 11 July 2013

Teasel - 16 July 2016

Teasel – 16 July 2016