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Acaena  trifida Ruiz & Pav.   
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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Acaena  trifida Ruiz & Pav. 
Territory Southern South AmericaChile CentralChile North
steppes
Altitude0-1800m
Description hirsute, leaves basal and on stem, leaflets 5-7 pairs, cuneate, pinnatipartite, segments at margin revolute, flowers in heads, achenes ovate-oblong, glabrous, spiny
Size30-40cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, 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 Chile www.eFloras.org
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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