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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.

  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata

  • Oxalis
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis
  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites

  • Arjona patagonica
  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea
  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum

  • Caltha
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum

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