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.

  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum
  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum

  • Arjona patagonica
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum

  • Oxalis
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum

  • Caltha
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum
  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum
  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina

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