Patagonia Wildflowers
Wildflower Identification
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globe amaranth
Gomphrena martiana
Gomphrena martiana
globe amaranth Atriplex/Chenopodium
Gomphrena martiana Amaranthaceae
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English common name
  •globe amaranth
Spanish common names
  •yerba del pollo
  •yuyo blanco
accepted scientific name
  •Gomphrena martiana Gillies ex Moq.
rules for finding collection records
  •Gomphrena martiana (103)
family name
  • Amaranthaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Ing. Diego Cabral, Flora Mendocina Nativa
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Round clusters of flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.5 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Opposite, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed last week of October thru 2nd week of June

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Photos
Flora Mendocina (3)
iNaturalist (3)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
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