Patagonia Wildflowers
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Scyphanthus elegans
Scyphanthus elegans
monjita Blazing-star Family
Scyphanthus elegans Loasaceae
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Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Scyphanthus elegans Sweet
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  •Scyphanthus elegans (85)
  •Scyphanthus stenocarpus (6)
family name
  • Loasaceae
Image Author: ©2014 Michael G. Simpson
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 1.2 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Compound
Plant Observed beginning of October thru 2nd week of March

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Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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