Acaena novae-zelandiae

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 Acaena novae-zelandiae subsp. var.  Biddy biddy, Bidgee-widgee, Pirri-pirri
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Habit: herbaceous
Height: to
Width: to
6in 40in
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Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer
Exposure: sun
Features: flowers
Hidden fields, interally pass variables to right place
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USDA Zones: 6 to 10
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: red, pink
Rosaceae > Acaena novae-zelandiae var. ,

Bidgee-Widgee is a prostrate herb. One plant can cover up to 4-5 square meters under ideal condition. Plants have a burr which is formed after flowering.

Acaena novae-zelandiae (Biddy-biddy[1] or Bidgee-widgee[2]) is an ornamental plant[3] native to New Zealand and Australia. It can also be found elsewhere as an introduced species, and is considered a noxious weed in some areas, such as Hawaii and California.[2][4]



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  1. Acaena novae-zelandiae at USDA Plants Database Profile
  2. 2.0 2.1 GRIN Species Profile
  3. Wood, John (2006). Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flower. Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation. 
  4. Jepson Manual Treatment

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