Patagonia Wildflowers
Wildflower Identification
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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 name
  •falsa cerraja
accepted scientific name
  •Helminthotheca echioides (L.) Holub
rules for finding collection records
  •Helminthotheca echioides (173)
family name
  • Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2006 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
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 (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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