Patagonia Wildflowers
Wildflower Identification
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great bougainvillea
Bougainvillea spectabilis
Bougainvillea spectabilis
great bougainvillea Verbena/Four-o'clock
Bougainvillea spectabilis Nyctaginaceae
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English common name
  •great bougainvillea
Spanish common name
  •Santa Rita
accepted scientific name
  •Bougainvillea spectabilis Willd.
rules for finding collection records
  •Bougainvillea spectabilis (177)
family name
  • Nyctaginaceae
Image Author: ©2014 Mauricio Mercadante
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Shrubs, Woody Vines
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color color color color
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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