Patagonia Wildflowers
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Andean water-milfoil
Myriophyllum quitense
Myriophyllum quitense
Andean water-milfoil watermilfoil
Myriophyllum quitense Haloragaceae
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English common names
  •Andean water-milfoil
  •waterwort water milfoil
Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Myriophyllum quitense Kunth
rules for finding collection records
  •Myriophyllum elatinoides (2)
  •Myriophyllum quitense (116)
family name
  • Haloragaceae
Image Author: ©2003 Jardín Botánico Nacional - Viña del Mar - Chile
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers, Aquatic Plants
Flowers: No obvious petals, Four petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.2 inches
Leaf: Whorled, Compound
Plant Observed 3rd week of September thru 1st week of June
Native of wetlands of the south of South America

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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