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greater burnet
Acaena magellanica
Acaena magellanica
greater burnet Rose Family
Acaena magellanica Rosaceae
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English common names
  •greater burnet
  •buzzy burr
Spanish common names
  •cadillo
  •cepa de caballo de mallín
  •abrojo
  •abrojo de agua
  •amor seco
accepted scientific name
  •Acaena magellanica Vahl
rules for finding collection records
  •Acaena magellanica (283)
  •Acaena adscendens (8)
  •Acaena grossifolia (1)
  •Acaena krausei (2)
  •Acaena macrophyes (1)
  •Acaena macrostemon (0)
  •Acaena nudicaulis (1)
family name
  • Rosaceae
Image Author: ©2014 Marijn van den Brink
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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 2nd week of May
Native to both New Zealand and Patagonia

How Likely at this Location (30%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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Sand
Grassland
Disturbed
Wetland
Salt Marsh
Rocky
Riparian
Meadow
Forest
Native Plant Status
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native Native
native Not Present
Native to both New Zealand and Patagonia