Patagonia Wildflowers
Wildflower Identification
Search for wildflowers by location,
color, shape and time
Click here for
araña de la ballena
Chuquiraga ulicina
Chuquiraga ulicina
araña de la ballena Aster Family
Chuquiraga ulicina Asteraceae
--show more--
Spanish common name
  •araña de la ballena
accepted scientific name
  •Chuquiraga ulicina (Hook. & Arn.) Hook. & Arn.
rules for finding collection records
  •Chuquiraga ulicina (54)
family name
  • Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2011 Patricio Novoa Quezada
Image License: CC BY-NC
Image Source Image Source
Category: Wildflowers, Shrubs
Flowers: No obvious petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 1.0 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of August thru 3rd week of March

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Fundación R.A. Philippi
Fundación RA Philippi (11)
Links to Plant Photos
Chileflora (5)
iNaturalist (7)
Catalogo Plantas UdeC (2)
SEINet (1)
base map where plant found
mag select
grid lines base