Patagonia Wildflowers
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ortiga macho
Loasa placei
Loasa placei
ortiga macho Blazing-star Family
Loasa placei Loasaceae
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Spanish common names
  •ortiga macho
  •ortiga brava
accepted scientific name
  •Loasa placei Lindl.
rules for finding collection records
  •Loasa placei (135)
  •Loasa tricolor placei (1)
family name
  • Loasaceae
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.65 to 1.6 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of July thru 3rd week of November

How Likely at this Location (26%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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Fundación R.A. Philippi
Chloris chilensis (2)
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Catalogo Plantas UdeC (5)
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