Pirri-pirri Bur

Acaena inermis(Spineless Acaena), one of the pirri-pirri burs, has been known on Raasay since the 1930s. Since 2004 I started to find it on Skye not far from Raasay.  Recently, John Philips reported it from the old road in Sleat some considerable distance from previous records.  Here it is in all its glory:

Acaena inermis in Sleat

One Response to “Pirri-pirri Bur”

  1. Recent Finds | Plants of Skye, Raasay & The Small Isles Says:

    […] Steve spotted Acaena inermis (Spineless Acaena) in Sleat near where John had it four years ago: […]

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