Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2457

Forb
Biennial

Non-native: Europe

Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple - pinnatifid
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Lavender/ Pinkish ?
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx ?
4-lobed corolla ?
4 stamens ?

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Nutlet

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Dipsacales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Dipsacus laciniatus   FAMILY Dipsacaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dipsacus laciniatus   FAMILY Dipsacaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Cutleaf Teasel


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image of Dipsacus laciniatus, Cutleaf Teasel

Chris Evans, Illinois Wildlife Action Plan, Bugwood.org    bug_2124064

Month Unknown        

Principal cauline leaves laciniate-pinnatifid, cut at least halfway to midrib, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Dipsacus laciniatus, Cutleaf Teasel

Chris Evans, Illinois Wildlife Action Plan, Bugwood.org    bug_2124069

Month Unknown        

Begins flowering about midway up head, flowers then opening towards each end, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Dipsacus laciniatus, Cutleaf Teasel

Bruce Ackley, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org     bug_5437015

Month Unknown