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hierba del salitre
Frankenia chilensis
hierba del salitre seaheath
Frankenia chilensis Frankeniaceae
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Spanish common name
  •hierba del salitre
accepted scientific name
  •Frankenia chilensis C. Presl
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  •Frankenia chilensis (123)
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Image Author: ©2011 Patricio Novoa Quezada
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.5 inches
Leaf: Whorled, Simple
Plant Observed last week of August thru 3rd week of January

How Likely at this Location (36%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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