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Sheep’s Burr,-  Acaena echinata  Acaena echinata,Australia,Geotagged,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Sheep’s Burr,- Acaena echinata

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  1. Great shot Posted 6 days ago
  2. Thanks ,Niel but I missed the sheep. Posted 6 days ago

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''Acaena echinata'', commonly known as sheep's burr, is a species of perennial herb, in the Rosaceae family, native to Australia. It grows to a height of 25–40 cm and has shiny, green fern-like leaves 60–150 mm long which are hairy on the underside. Its tiny pale green flowers form a spike and have purple stamens. The burrs it produces are sharply barbed.

Similar species: Rosales
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Jul 18, 2021. Captured Oct 14, 2020 10:52 in Unnamed Road, Hindmarsh Valley SA 5211, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/7.1
  • 1/512s
  • ISO400
  • 135mm