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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.

  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra

  • Caltha
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum
  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum

  • Arjona patagonica
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini

  • Oxalis
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum
  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica
  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum
  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.

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