Teasel

Dipsacus sylvestris

Photo of Teasel
Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

A prickly stemmed plant, it grows to about four feet tall. The striking flower head is commonly used in dried flower arrangements once the flowers have dropped off.

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  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences