Wildflower Identification
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ortiga blanca
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 (128)
family name
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 All Year

How Likely at this Location (48%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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