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butterfly flower
Schizanthus alpestris
Schizanthus alpestris
butterfly flower Nightshade Family
Schizanthus alpestris Solanaceae
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English common name
  •butterfly flower
Spanish common name
  •pajarito alpestre
accepted scientific name
  •Schizanthus alpestris Poepp. ex Benth.
rules for finding collection records
  •Schizanthus alpestris (82)
  •Schizanthus glanduliferus (0)
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Image Author: ©2017 Alain de Trenqualye Howard
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals, Many petals, Irregularly shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.6 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed last week of August thru 3rd week of January

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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