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Pirri-pirri Bur

An introduced species from New Zealand that is causing a major problems in the wild in some places.



Common Name Pirri-pirri Bur
Scientific Name Acaena novae-zelandiae
Species Group Garden Escapes
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Rose family - Rosaceae
Status Local
Flower Colour Group Green
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
Preferred Environment
Look for Large carpets of short stemmed plants
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Notebook Distribution Map Sites List Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Garden Escapes