Patagonia Wildflowers
Wildflower Identification
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quelén quelén
Polygala gnidioides
Polygala gnidioides
quelén quelén Milkwort Family
Polygala gnidioides Polygalaceae
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Spanish common names
  •quelén quelén
accepted scientific name
  •Polygala gnidioides Willd.
rules for finding collection records
  •Polygala gnidioides (40)
  •Polygala pratensis (2)
  •Polygala thesioides (5)
family name
  • Polygalaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Lucía Abello
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Three petals, Irregularly shaped flowers, Spike cluster of flowers
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is about 0.45 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of September thru 2nd week of March

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Chilebosque (3)
Alpine Garden Soc.
Links to Plant Photos
Chileflora (5)
iNaturalist (7)
Instituto Darwinion (5)
Catalogo Plantas UdeC (2)
SEINet (1)
base map where plant found
mag select
grid lines base