Patagonia Wildflowers
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buzzy burr
Acaena magellanica
Acaena magellanica
buzzy burr Rose Family
Acaena magellanica Rosaceae
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English common names
  •buzzy burr
  •greater burnet
Spanish common names
  •cepa de caballo de mallín
  •abrojo de agua
  •amor seco
accepted scientific name
  •Acaena magellanica Vahl
rules for finding collection records
  •Acaena magellanica (298)
  •Acaena adscendens (2)
  •Acaena grossifolia (1)
  •Acaena krausei (1)
  •Acaena macrophyes (1)
  •Acaena macrostemon (4)
  •Acaena nudicaulis (3)
family name
  • Rosaceae
Image Author: ©2014 Marijn van den Brink
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Round clusters of flowers
Petal colors: color color color color
Flower size is about 0.6 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal, Compound
Plant Observed last week of September thru 1st week of May
Native to both New Zealand and Patagonia

How Likely at this Location (48%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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