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ortiga
Loasa elongata
Loasa elongata
ortiga Blazing-star Family
Loasa elongata Loasaceae
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Spanish common name
  •ortiga
accepted scientific name
  •Loasa elongata Hook. & Arn.
rules for finding collection records
  Loasa elongata (83)
  Loasa bertrandii (0)
  Loasa urmenetae (2)
family name
  • Loasaceae
Image Author: ©2015 Michael G. Simpson
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Category: Wildflowers, Woody Vines
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 1.0 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed last week of August thru 1st week of January

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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Fundación R.A. Philippi
Chloris chilensis (2)
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