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.

  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum

  • Oxalis
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis
  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum

  • Caltha
  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica
  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica
  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum

  • Arjona patagonica

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