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Dipsacus laciniatus

Dipsacus laciniatus L.

 

Cutleaf Teasel

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderDipsacalesIncludes viburnum, honeysuckle, snowberry, beautybush, twinflower, many others
FamilyDipsacaceaeTeasel family
GenusDipsacusFrom the Greek dipsa, “thirst,” from the connate (joined or attached) leaf bases that in some ssp. hold water
Specieslaciniatus

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Dipsacus laciniatus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 19 Jun 2014.

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Dipsacus laciniatus (Cutleaf Teasel)

9/20/2014 · By Jacquelyn Boyt

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