Common Teasel (Dipsacus fullonum)
Flowering in July, southeast England
Wallington Hall gardens, July 2008
Teasle on the chalk downs near Burham, SE England
A larger flowerhead on a plant at the edge of the Cemex sand quarry at Aylesford, SE England
The flower heads are quite attractive.
A very short Fullers Teasel with seedheads, sighted on the beach at Southampton Water.
This clump show particularly elongated seed heads
Teasel in flower in Morwell National Park, Victoria, Australia, where it is a nuisance weed that we are trying to eliminate.
All parts of this plant are thorny and stickery.
Common Teasel in Suffolk, England, August 1972
Common Teasel in Morwell National Park in Victoria, Australia, January 1990
White Rock, BC - at the beach along the train tracks
Teasle colonising a worked out area of a sand quarry