Patagonia Wildflowers
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vaca micuna
Gomphrena tomentosa
Gomphrena tomentosa
vaca micuna Atriplex/Chenopodium
Gomphrena tomentosa Amaranthaceae
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Spanish common names
  •vaca micuna
  •yuyo blanco
accepted scientific name
  •Gomphrena tomentosa (Griseb.) R.E. Fr.
rules for finding collection records
  Gomphrena tomentosa (150)
family name
  • Amaranthaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Italo Specogna, Flora Mendocina Nativa
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.05 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of October thru end of May

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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Instituto Darwinion (86)
Flora Mendocina (9)
SEINet (1)
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