Common Teasel

Latin Name:

Dipsacus fullonum

Manx Name:

Leaddan

Season:

July - August

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Locations where this species is found:
Silverburn River

While invasive in some parts of the world, this plant is part of the ecosystem on the Isle of Man and is kept under control by local insects.

This plant was once used a natural comb for teasing the fibres from wool.

The Manx name for teasel is "Leaddan".
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