Acaena sanguisorbae Pirri-pirri Bur

Family: Rosaceae

Origin: New Zealand

Frequently grown as a rockery plant.

This plant is fast growing, flowering freely and producing abundant fruit and seed.

Like Acaena ovalifolia, the spiny fruits are produced in globular heads which readily break up so that the individual fruits stick on to animal fur or clothing and can be spread to new sites.

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