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painted tongue
Salpiglossis sinuata
painted tongue Nightshade Family
Salpiglossis sinuata Solanaceae
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English common names
  •painted tongue
  •scalloped tube tongue
  •velvet trumpet flower
Spanish common names
  •palito amargo
  •panza de burro
accepted scientific name
  •Salpiglossis sinuata Ruiz & Pav.
rules for finding collection records
  •Salpiglossis sinuata (66)
family name
Image Author: Dick Culbert
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color color color color color color
Flower size is 1.6 to 2.2 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of September thru 2nd week of February
Native to southern Chile

How Likely at this Location (28%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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