Patagonia Wildflowers
Wildflower Identification
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butterfly flower
Schizanthus pinnatus
Schizanthus pinnatus
butterfly flower Nightshade Family
Schizanthus pinnatus Solanaceae
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English common names
  •butterfly flower
  •poor man's orchid
Spanish common names
  •mariposita blanca
accepted scientific name
  •Schizanthus pinnatus Ruiz & Pav.
rules for finding collection records
  •Schizanthus pinnatus (227)
  •Schizanthus laciniosus (2)
  •Schizanthus lilacinus (1)
family name
  • Solanaceae
Image Author: ©2011 Claudio Alvarado Solari
Image License: CC BY-NC
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals, Many petals, Irregularly shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is about 1.0 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed beginning of September thru 2nd week of February

How Likely at this Location (38%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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