Patagonia Wildflowers
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dwarf thistle
Nassauvia magellanica
Nassauvia magellanica
dwarf thistle Aster Family
Nassauvia magellanica Asteraceae
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English common name
  •dwarf thistle
Spanish common name
  •nasauvia costera
accepted scientific name
  •Nassauvia magellanica J.F. Gmel.
rules for finding collection records
  •Nassauvia magellanica (98)
family name
  • Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2009 Jason Hollinger
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Four petals, Five petals, Round clusters of flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of October thru 2nd week of April

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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