Taxon  Report   2737    
Dipsacus fullonum  L.
Fuller's teasel,  Fullers' teasel, Wild teasel
Dipsacus fullonum
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Dipsacus fullonum
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
Dipsacus fullonum
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Dipsacus fullonum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Dipsacus fullonum
© 2017 George Osner
Genus: Dipsacus
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Dipsacus fullonum ssp. fullonum
PLANTS: Dipsacus fullonum ssp. sylvestris
PLANTS: Dipsacus sylvestris
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).