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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.

  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla

  • Caltha
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea
  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum
  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.

  • Arjona patagonica
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites
  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata

  • Oxalis
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum

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