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.

  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.
  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea

  • Caltha
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum
  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla
  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum

  • Arjona patagonica
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina
  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites

  • Oxalis
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica

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