Patagonia Wildflowers
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creeping chaffweed
Alternanthera pungens
Alternanthera pungens
creeping chaffweed Atriplex/Chenopodium
Alternanthera pungens Amaranthaceae
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English common name
  •creeping chaffweed
Spanish common name
  •hierba del pollo
accepted scientific name
  •Alternanthera pungens Kunth
rules for finding collection records
  •Alternanthera pungens (136)
family name
  • Amaranthaceae
Image Author: ©2007 Zoya Akulova
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of September thru 2nd week of May

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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