Patagonia Wildflowers
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ortiga caballuna
Blumenbachia sylvestris
Blumenbachia sylvestris
ortiga caballuna Blazing-star Family
Blumenbachia sylvestris Loasaceae
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Spanish common name
  •ortiga caballuna
accepted scientific name
  •Blumenbachia sylvestris Poepp.
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  Blumenbachia silvestris (0)
  Blumenbachia sylvestris (66)
  Caiophora scandens (0)
  Caiophora silvestris (0)
  Caiophora tomentosula (0)
family name
  • Loasaceae

Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 1.05 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed last week of August thru 1st week of March

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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Fundación R.A. Philippi
Flora Mendocina (3)
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Flora Mendocina (12)
Chileflora (5)
Catalogo Plantas UdeC (1)
SEINet (1)
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