Patagonia Wildflowers
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sacha alfalfa
Justicia squarrosa
Justicia squarrosa
sacha alfalfa Acanthus Family
Justicia squarrosa Acanthaceae
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Spanish common name
  •sacha alfalfa
accepted scientific name
  •Justicia squarrosa Griseb.
rules for finding collection records
  •Justicia squarrosa (129)
  •Beloperone squarrosa (3)
family name
  • Acanthaceae
Image Author: ©2020 Agustín Zarco
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Four petals, Irregularly shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.75 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of December thru 1st week of June

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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