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Acaena novae-zelandiae

Plant Description

Pink-tinged bur-like seed heads on short reddish stems.

Plant Details

Life Forms
ODA Listing
Soil and Moisture Conditions
Suggested Actions
Shade Preference
Mature Height 4-8"
Distribution Oregon distribution currently limited to southwestern coastal counties.
Reproduction and Spread Spreads by roots and stem fragments. Burrs attach to animals and clothes.
Introduced native to New Zealand. First found in Oregon in 1951.
Impact Forms dense mats on coastal Bluffs and in lawns, barbed burrs can be painful.
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