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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.


  • Caltha

  • Oxalis
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica
  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum
  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea

  • Arjona patagonica
  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina
  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica

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