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.

  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum

  • Oxalis
  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora

  • Caltha
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum

  • Arjona patagonica
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida
  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum
  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites
  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis
  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum

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