Patagonia Wildflowers
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Pterocactus australis
Pterocactus australis
Cactus Family
Pterocactus australis Cactaceae
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common name
accepted scientific name
  •Pterocactus australis (F.A.C. Weber) Backeb.
rules for finding collection records
  Pterocactus australis (8)
family name
  • Cactaceae
Image Author: ©2014 Marijn van den Brink
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Category: Cactus
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 0.8 to 1.2 inches
Leaf: No obvious leaves
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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llife (9)
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Marijn van den Brink (16) (3)
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