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Acaena novae-zelandiae
Height: 0.15m;  Spread: 1m
Piripiri (Ground Cover)
Vivid green foliage. Hardy and vigorous. If humidity is high, plant it in a windy, exposed site.
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Growing along the coast near Nugget Point, Catlins. ID kindly provided by Christchurch Botanical Gardens.
This plant makes a great ground-cover where there's a bit of extra moisture you need mopping up. Awesome foliage, a bit Seuss-like in appearance, and if you trim the flower heads before they turn into hooks the annoyance of them getting everywhere is removed! (Nov2015)