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Acaena  microphylla Hook.f.   
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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Acaena  microphylla Hook.f. 
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
grassland
Altitudemontane
Description stems rooting, sometimes subterranean, leaves to 3cm long, leaflets 7-13, dentate or serrate, glabrous, suborbiculate, sessile, heads to 25mm wide, spines to 1cm long, red
Size5-10cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Caind
Typecarpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 3-12 months, 10-16°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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