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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.

  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum

  • Caltha
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora

  • Arjona patagonica
  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra
  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata

  • Oxalis
  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites
  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata

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