Patagonia Wildflowers
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hierba del chancho
Montiopsis sericea
Montiopsis sericea
hierba del chancho Claytonia/Lewisia
Montiopsis sericea Montiaceae
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Spanish common name
  •hierba del chancho
accepted scientific name
  •Montiopsis sericea (Hook. & Arn.) D.I. Ford
rules for finding collection records
  •Montiopsis sericea (48)
  •Calandrinia ferruginea (3)
  •Calandrinia sericea authority contains Arn (4)
family name
  • Montiaceae
Image Author: ©2010 Alain de Trenqualye Howard
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.6 inches
Number of petals: 6 to 8
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of November thru 3rd week of February

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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SEINet (1)
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