Patagonia Wildflowers
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zarza colorada
Muehlenbeckia sagittifolia
Muehlenbeckia sagittifolia
zarza colorada Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Muehlenbeckia sagittifolia Polygonaceae
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Spanish common names
  •zarza colorada
  •zarzaparrilla colorada
accepted scientific name
  •Muehlenbeckia sagittifolia (Ortega) Meisn.
rules for finding collection records
  •Muehlenbeckia sagittifolia (292)
family name
  • Polygonaceae
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.1 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (42%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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Instituto Darwinion (8)
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iNaturalist (96)
Flora Uruguay (4)
Argentina nativa (3)
Entre Ríos nature (3) (2)
SEINet (1)
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