Patagonia Wildflowers
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oreja de chancho
Pachylaena atriplicifolia
Pachylaena atriplicifolia
oreja de chancho Aster Family
Pachylaena atriplicifolia Asteraceae
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Spanish common name
  •oreja de chancho
accepted scientific name
  •Pachylaena atriplicifolia D. Don ex Hook. & Arn.
rules for finding collection records
  •Pachylaena atriplicifolia (62)
  •Chionoptera gayophyta (0)
family name
  • Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2015 Marcela Ferreyra
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is 1.4 to 2.0 inches
Number of ray petals: 10 to 20
Leaf: Basal, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of November thru 2nd week of May

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
Links to Plant Photos
iNaturalist (12)
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Catalogo Plantas UdeC (2)
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