Patagonia Wildflowers
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cristaria mendocina
Lecanophora heterophylla
Lecanophora heterophylla
cristaria mendocina Mallow Family
Lecanophora heterophylla Malvaceae
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Spanish common names
  •cristaria mendocina
  •malvisco violeta
accepted scientific name
  •Lecanophora heterophylla (Cav.) Krapov.
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  Lecanophora heterophylla (238)
  Cristaria heterophylla (1)
  Cristaria hispida (1)
  Cristaria wilczekii (0)
  Sida heterophylla (0)
family name
  • Malvaceae
Image Author: ©2007 Italo Specogna, Flora Mendocina Nativa
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.0 to 1.5 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of July thru 1st week of May

How Likely at this Location (26%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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Instituto Darwinion (28)
Flora Mendocina
Flora Bonaerense (1)
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Flora Mendocina (20)
Plants of the World (16)
SEINet (1)
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