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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.

  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii

  • Caltha
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites

  • Oxalis
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum
  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica
  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica

  • Arjona patagonica
  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica

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