Patagonia Wildflowers
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Antarctic pearlwort
Colobanthus quitensis
Colobanthus quitensis
Antarctic pearlwort Pink Family
Colobanthus quitensis Caryophyllaceae
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English common name
  •Antarctic pearlwort
Spanish common names
  •perla antártica
  •clavel antártico
accepted scientific name
  •Colobanthus quitensis (Kunth) Bartl.
rules for finding collection records
  •Colobanthus quitensis (118)
  •Colobanthus alatus (1)
  •Colobanthus crassifolius (3)
family name
  • Caryophyllaceae
Image Author: ©2011 Liam Quinn
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Four petals, Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.12 inches
Leaf: Basal, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of October thru 1st week of June

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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