Dipsacus laciniatus L.
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Dipsacales||Includes viburnum, honeysuckle, snowberry, beautybush, twinflower, many others|
|Genus||Dipsacus||From the Greek dipsa, “thirst,” from the connate (joined or attached) leaf bases that in some ssp. hold water|
|Species||laciniatus||Torn or deeply cut, referring to the fringed petals|
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Dipsacus laciniatus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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12/12/2020 · By Jacquelyn Boyt
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