Dipsacus laciniatus L.

Fam:  Dipsacaceae
Genus:  Dipsacus L.
Species: Dipsacus laciniatus L.
English Name: Cutleaf teasel


High, biennial, prickly plants with large, opposite leaves. Blossomss collected prickly heads, wrapped several lance leaflets; bracts as spiny leaflets. The outer cup with 4, rarely 8 edges and 4 short teeth; corolla 4 separate; stamens 4. Ovary single station, with one pedicle.  
Biannial plants. Leaves sessile; inflorescence oblong-ovate; bracts to top awl-like; blossoms purple, white or pink. Stem leaves feather-like cut, on their ends bristly - cilia or spiny.

D. laciniatus L. (D. bulgaricus Hayek) (Biannial plants) - In the dry grassy places, along the excavation, canals, etc.. Quite wide spread (1). VI -  VIII. (D, T).

Flowering Time: Blooms: June – August

References: „Флора на България”, Н. Стоянов, Б. Стефанов, Б. Китанов, част II, Наука и Изкуство, София, (1967)

Distribution in Bulgaria: Grows in the dry grassy places, along the excavation, canals, etc.. up to 1000 m altitude.  Quite wide spread. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.
Conservation status and threats: not protected species in Bulgaria by theBiodiversity Law. Законодателство на Република България: Закон за биологичното разнообразие

Medical plant: it is not -


1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

Dipsacus laciniatus 1. Dipsacus laciniatus 2. Dipsacus laciniatus 3. Dipsacus laciniatus 4.

Dipsacus laciniatus 5. Dipsacus laciniatus 6. Dipsacus laciniatus 7. Dipsacus laciniatus 8.

Dipsacus laciniatus 9. Dipsacus laciniatus 10. Dipsacus laciniatus 11. Dipsacus laciniatus 12.


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