Patagonia Wildflowers
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bristly oxtongue
Helminthotheca echioides
Helminthotheca echioides
bristly oxtongue Aster Family
Helminthotheca echioides Asteraceae
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English common name
  •bristly oxtongue
Spanish common names
  •falsa cerraja
  •abrojo europeo
  •hierba gusanera
  •raspasaya de Canarias
accepted scientific name
  •Helminthotheca echioides (L.) Holub
rules for finding collection records
  Helminthotheca echioides (187)
family name
  • Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2006 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.8 to 1.4 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Opposite, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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Native Plant Status
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native Not Native native Not Present