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uña de gato
Chuquiraga erinacea
uña de gato Aster Family
Chuquiraga erinacea Asteraceae
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Spanish common names
  •uña de gato
accepted scientific name
  •Chuquiraga erinacea D. Don
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  •Chuquiraga erinacea (146)
family name
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: No obvious petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.6 to 0.7 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of November thru 1st week of April
Native to Argentina

How Likely at this Location (48%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Photos
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