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butterfly flower
Schizanthus litoralis
Schizanthus litoralis
butterfly flower Nightshade Family
Schizanthus litoralis Solanaceae
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English common names
  •butterfly flower
  •poor man’s orchid
Spanish common name
  •mariposita de la costa
accepted scientific name
  •Schizanthus litoralis Phil.
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  •Schizanthus litoralis (78)
family name
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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 2nd week of August thru 2nd week of December
Native to Chile

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Fundación R.A. Philippi
Wikipedia Español
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