Patagonia Wildflowers
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lengua de gallina
Pleurophora pungens
Pleurophora pungens
lengua de gallina Loosestrife Family
Pleurophora pungens Lythraceae
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Spanish common name
  •lengua de gallina
accepted scientific name
  •Pleurophora pungens D. Don
rules for finding collection records
  •Pleurophora pungens (40)
family name
  • Lythraceae
Image Author: ©2015 Michael G. Simpson
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed last week of July thru 1st week of February

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Alpine Garden Soc.
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Chileflora (5)
Michael Simpson (4)
iNaturalist (2)
Cal Photos (3)
Catalogo Plantas UdeC (1)
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