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        Alpine flora in northern Chile:        Lauca National Park

Flora of Chile

Some Andean wildflowers and native plants you can expect to find in bloom at very high elevations in the altiplano of Lauca between  December and March.  


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Some of the genera found in this area:  Azorella, Nototriche, Chuquiraga, Astragalus, Chersodoma, Pycnophyllum, Perezia, Caiophora, Valeriania, Gentiana, Senecio, Cumulopuntia, Mutisia, Lupinus, Xenophyllum, Parastrephia, amongst others.


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