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Perezia carthamoides
Perezia carthamoides
marancel Aster Family
Perezia carthamoides Asteraceae
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Spanish common names
  •estrella de los andes
  •estrella blanca de cordillera
  •edelweis chileno
accepted scientific name
  •Perezia carthamoides (D. Don) Hook. & Arn.
rules for finding collection records
  •Perezia carthamoides (78)
  •Perezia diversifolia (0)
  •Perezia multicapitata (0)
family name
Image Author: Diego Alarcón, Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Chile
Image License: CC BY-NC-ND
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color color color color
Flower size is 0.5 to 0.8 inches
Leaf: Basal, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of November thru 2nd week of March

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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Flora Mendocina
Alpine Garden Soc.
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