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.

  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum
  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica

  • Oxalis
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata

  • Arjona patagonica
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis
  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum

  • Caltha
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii

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