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butterfly-of-the-coast
Schizanthus litoralis
Schizanthus litoralis
butterfly-of-the-coast Nightshade Family
Schizanthus litoralis Solanaceae
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English common names
  •butterfly-of-the-coast
  •butterfly flower
  •poor man’s orchid
Spanish common name
  •mariposita de la costa
accepted scientific name
  •Schizanthus litoralis Phil.
rules for finding collection records
  Schizanthus litoralis (92)
family name
  • Solanaceae
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals, Many petals, Irregularly shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 1.0 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed beginning of September thru 1st week of January
Native to Chile

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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Brush
Wetland
Sand
Salt Marsh
Rocky
Riparian
Meadow
Grassland
Forest
Native Plant Status
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native Native
native Not Present
Native to Chile