Upper-side of Leaf
|Class:||Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants|
|Family:||Rose (Rosaceae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Sheep's Burr (Acaena echinata)|
|This Photo:||🔍Young Leaf🔎|
Thank you Hayley Pojikar Prentice for identifying this species for us
General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA, Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
In South Australia there are two similar species. The other being Downy Sheep's Burr (Acaena ovina) which is much hairier/downy under the leaves.
The other local species in the genus have quite different seed/flower heads, looking like balls.