Fuller’s Teasel / Teasle

Teasels are easily identified with their prickly stem and leaves, and the inflorescence of purple, dark pink or lavender flowers that form a head on the end of the stem(s). They make fine dried flowers for arrangements.


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  1. I never noticed the Fibonacci spirals in teasels before; this is a wonderful photo of them. So sculptural!


    1. Heyjude says:

      Thank you. They are sculptural – I should try and find a better photo of them though as these are a bit scruffy.


    1. Heyjude says:

      apparently used to tease the wool from sheep!


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