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ortiga macho
Loasa pinnatifida
ortiga macho Blazing-star Family
Loasa pinnatifida Loasaceae
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Spanish common name
  •ortiga macho
accepted scientific name
  •Loasa pinnatifida Gillies ex Arn.
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  •Loasa pinnatifida (8)
  •Loasa acutiloba (1)
  •Loasa bridgesii (1)
  •Loasa chillana (2)
  •Loasa filicifolia (4)
  •Loasa poeppigiana (2)
  •Loasa tripartita (1)
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Image Author: Ing. Diego Cabral
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.8 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Basal, Compound
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Chloris chilensis (2)
Alpine Garden Soc.
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Chileflora (5)
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