Patagonia Wildflowers
Wildflower Identification
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Pterocactus araucanus
Pterocactus araucanus
Cactus Family
Pterocactus araucanus Cactaceae
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common name
accepted scientific name
  •Pterocactus araucanus A.Cast.
rules for finding collection records
  •Pterocactus araucanus (2)
family name
  • Cactaceae
Image Author: ©2014 Marijn van den Brink
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Cactus
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.2 to 1.6 inches
Leaf: No obvious leaves
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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