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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

  • Oxalis
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora

  • Arjona patagonica
  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea
  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum
  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum

  • Caltha
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata

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