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.

  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica
  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum

  • Oxalis
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina
  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra

  • Caltha
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites

  • Arjona patagonica
  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum
  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica

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