Patagonia Wildflowers
Wildflower Identification
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gale of the wind
Phyllanthus niruri
Phyllanthus niruri
gale of the wind leafflower
Phyllanthus niruri Phyllanthaceae
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English common names
  •gale of the wind
Spanish common name
  •chanca piedra
common name
  •quebra pedra (Brazil)
accepted scientific name
  •Phyllanthus niruri L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Phyllanthus niruri (161)
  •Phyllanthus lathyroides (9)
family name
  • Phyllanthaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Zoya Akulova
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.1 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (26%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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