Acaena novae-zelandiae Kirk

Known for its seed pods that commonly stick to clothes or the hair of pets it is a small herbaceous, prostrate perennial, native to New Zealand, Australia and New Guinea. Spreading herb with stout running stems . Leaves fern-like. Single round flowerheads of small green flowers held on a slender stem above the foliage

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What habitats does Acaena novae-zelandiae live in?

It occurs within a wide range of habitats, including woodlands, shrublands and grasslands, from coastal areas to alpine areas. It grows in freely draining soils such as silty and sandy loams, typically on sites which receive a high amount of sunlight.

What is the distribution of Acaena novae-zelandiae?

South eastern Australia From SA to NSW including Tasmania

How big does Acaena novae-zelandiae grow?

Around 10 cm tall and up to 1 m wide

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