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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.

  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora
  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum
  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites
  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum

  • Oxalis

  • Caltha
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum

  • Arjona patagonica
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica

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