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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
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites
  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis

  • Caltha
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla

  • Oxalis
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum
  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica

  • Arjona patagonica
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum

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