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Acaena pinnatifida  Ruiz & Pav.  var. californica  (Bitter) Jeps.

(not an active name)

California acaena,   California sheepburr
Acaena pinnatifida var. californica is a perennial herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
also called Acaena californica
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Parent: Acaena pinnatifida
Genus: Acaena
Family: Rosaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSAcaena californica
JEFAcaena californica
More information about  Acaena pinnatifida var. californica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
USDA PLANTS Profile (ACPIC2)

BONAP Distribution Map


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/05/2022).