Patagonia Wildflowers
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horse nettle
Loasa insons
Loasa insons
horse nettle Blazing-star Family
Loasa insons Loasaceae
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English common name
  •horse nettle
Spanish common name
  •ortiga caballuna
accepted scientific name
  •Loasa insons Poepp.
rules for finding collection records
  •Loasa insons (46)
  •Loasa intricata (1)
family name
  • Loasaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Patricio Novoa Quezada
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 0.9 to 1.2 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed last week of October thru 1st week of March

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Fundación R.A. Philippi
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base map where plant found
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