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El Chaltén, trekking capital of Argentina

Province of Santa Cruz • Argentina

Photos of flora in El Chaltén

Tiny plants of exquisite beauty, orchids, a variety of shrubs and trees that change the landscape color in autumn with ocher, oranges, reds and yellows, inhabits between the forest and the steppe. Although apparently desert, the steppe houses the largest number of species.

  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica

  • Arjona patagonica
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini
  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.
  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum

  • Caltha
  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica

  • Oxalis
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora

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