Patagonia Wildflowers
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Loasa heterophylla
Loasa heterophylla
ortiga Blazing-star Family
Loasa heterophylla Loasaceae
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Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Loasa heterophylla Hook. & Arn.
rules for finding collection records
  •Loasa heterophylla (16)
  •Loasa aphanantha (3)
family name
  • Loasaceae
Image Author: ©2016 Alain de Trenqualye Howard
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.45 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of September thru 1st week of March

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Fundación R.A. Philippi
Chloris chilensis (3)
base map where plant found
mag select
grid lines base