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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.

  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum

  • Oxalis
  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.
  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica

  • Arjona patagonica

  • Caltha
  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra
  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites
  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata

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