Patagonia Wildflowers
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ortiga blanca
Loasa triloba
Loasa triloba
ortiga blanca Blazing-star Family
Loasa triloba Loasaceae
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Spanish common names
  •ortiga blanca
  •ortiga caballuna
accepted scientific name
  •Loasa triloba Dombey ex Juss.
rules for finding collection records
  •Loasa triloba (311)
family name
  • Loasaceae
Image Author: ©2015 Michael G. Simpson
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.55 to 0.7 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of August thru 3rd week of November

How Likely at this Location (48%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Fundación R.A. Philippi
Chloris chilensis (2)
base map where plant found
mag select
grid lines base