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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.

  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata
  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis
  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora
  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica

  • Caltha

  • Oxalis
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida

  • Arjona patagonica
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica

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