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Teasel
 

 

Teasel is a distinctive plant, tall with pale purple flowerheads, the flowers opening in bands around the head rather than all at once. The head is covered in spines and surrounded by several large straight ones.

Found in grassy and damp places, especially on heavy soils. Quite common in southern Britain, but absent from northern Scotland. In flower from mid summer to early autumn.

 

 

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