Taxon  Report   2738    
Dipsacus sativus  (L.) Honck.
Fuller's teasel,  Indian teasel
Dipsacus sativus
© 2009 Barry Breckling
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Dipsacus sativus
© 2006 Adonis (Don) Tate
Dipsacus sativus
© 2013 Zoya Akulova
Dipsacus sativus, a dicot, is a biennial 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 sativus
© 2018 Angelique Herman
Genus: Dipsacus
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Dipsacus fullonum ssp. sativus
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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 10, 2018).

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