Centuries of practice revealed that there was nothing better for loosening the fibres and raising the nap on woollen cloth than the head of a teasel, particularly dipsacus
sativus, whose spikes cunningly curve back on themselves, in a way that the wild version does not.
Of the 104 exotic taxa occurring at DWNP, twenty-one have a high invasive rank, such as Ailanthus altissima, Alliaria petiolata, Artemisia vulgaris, Conium maculatum, Dipsacus
fullonum, Fallopia japonica, Lonicera spp.
The effects of fertilization and time of cutting on regeneration and seed production of Dipsacus
Karl Blossfeldt, Dipsacus
laciniatus, Fuller's Teasel
Wild carrot, Queen Anne's-lace Dipsacus
In both languages we find the motivation 'Venus' for the Dipsacus
sylvestris (Venus's basin, Venus's bath in English).
Best of all is Dipsacus
fullonum, the woodland teasel, a majestic plant growing up to six feet tall, with a spiny stem, long dark green leaves and a huge thistle-like flower.
The most common exotics species included Chenopodium album, Cirsium arvense, Dipsacus
fullonum, Echinochloa crusgalli, Glechoma hederacea, Polygonum persicaria, Rumex crispus, Setaria faberi, Silene latifolia ssp.
Subtitled "The Empress and the Necromancer", the opera has the intriguing back-story that Dipsacus
, the necromancer, seeks revenge on the Empress Persicaria after she has spurned him for another man.
Kitchlu S, Mehrotra PK, Singh S (1999) Progesterone potentiating effect of Dipsacus
During Years 1-3 of the chronosequence the dominant plant species included the annuals Setaria faberi, Ambrosia artemisiifolia and biennials Daucus carota and Dipsacus