Page author: David Giblin
Dipsacus fullonum

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east across most of North America.

Habitat: Disturbed, open areas often where at least seasonally wet; low to moderate elevations.

Flowers: June-December

Origin: Introduced

Growth Duration: Biennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bumblebees, bees, butterflies, flies


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Accepted Name:
Dipsacus fullonum L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 97. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Dipsacus fullonum L. ssp. sylvestris (Huds.) Clapham
Dipsacus sylvestris Huds. [HC, HC2]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Dipsacus fullonum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Dipsacus fullonum checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Dipsacus fullonum information.

E-Flora BC: Dipsacus fullonum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Dipsacus fullonum photos.

USDA Plants: Dipsacus fullonum information.

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