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Bolax is a genus of flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, with 4 or 5 species. It is endemic to temperate South America.

Bolax
Chareta (Bolax Gummifera) mound on Carelo Island, Ushuaia, Argentina.jpg
Bolax gummifera, known as Chareta
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Subfamily: Azorelloideae
Genus: Bolax
Comm. ex Juss.
Species

Including:

It resembles moss, but is firm and prickly and tends to grow in mounds. It can be found in Tierra del Fuego and on the Falkland Islands.

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