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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 (95)
  Schizanthus glanduliferus (0)
family name
  • Solanaceae
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 3rd week of August thru 3rd week of January

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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