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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.

  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum

  • Oxalis
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata
  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida

  • Caltha
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum
  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina

  • Arjona patagonica
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini

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