Patagonia Wildflowers
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fire tongue
Anarthrophyllum desideratum
Anarthrophyllum desideratum
fire tongue Pea Family
Anarthrophyllum desideratum Fabaceae
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English common names
  •fire tongue
  •scarlet gorse
Spanish common names
  •mata fuego
accepted scientific name
  •Anarthrophyllum desideratum (DC.) Reiche
rules for finding collection records
  •Anarthrophyllum desideratum (196)
family name
  • Fabaceae
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Category: Wildflowers, Shrubs
Flowers: Pea shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 0.6 to 0.8 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of September thru 2nd week of February

How Likely at this Location (34%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Instituto Darwinion (13) (2)
Alpine Garden Soc.
base map where plant found
mag select
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