Patagonia Wildflowers
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pata de guanaco
Cistanthe arenaria
Cistanthe arenaria
pata de guanaco Claytonia/Lewisia
Cistanthe arenaria Montiaceae
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Spanish common name
  •pata de guanaco
accepted scientific name
  •Cistanthe arenaria (Cham.) Carolin ex Hershk.
rules for finding collection records
  Cistanthe arenaria (34)
family name
  • Montiaceae
Image Author: ©2011 Inao Vasquez
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.75 inches
Leaf: Basal, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of September thru 1st week of December

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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