Acaena glabra

Acaena glabra photographed at Lake Tennyson, South Island, New Zealand

Acaena glabra is an evergreen perennial which forms large patches up to 12 in (30 cm) across. The leaves are grey-green and consist of 7 to 11 leaflets. The flowers are green or red, summer. Hardy in the UK.

Acaena glabra is found in subalpine to low-alpine, rocky, open sites to the east of the Southern Alps, South Island, New Zealand. It is a member of the rose family.

Hebes Y  NZ Plants A  NZ Plants B

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