Patagonia Wildflowers
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ortiga brava
Loasa sclareifolia
Loasa sclareifolia
ortiga brava Blazing-star Family
Loasa sclareifolia Loasaceae
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Spanish common names
  •ortiga brava
  •ortiga caballuna
accepted scientific name
  •Loasa sclareifolia Juss.
rules for finding collection records
  Loasa sclareifolia (46)
family name
  • Loasaceae
Image Author: Herbario CONC-N, Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Chile
Image License: CC BY-NC-ND
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals, Bell shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 2.0 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of July thru end of April

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (81%)
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Fundación R.A. Philippi
Chloris chilensis (2)
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