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.

  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata
  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea
  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum

  • Oxalis
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites

  • Arjona patagonica
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum

  • Caltha
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum
  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum

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