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Argyroxiphium sandwicense ssp. macrocephalum; Haleakala Silversword   

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Argyroxiphium sandwicense ssp. macrocephalum
Argyroxiphium sandwicense ssp. macrocephalum
Haleakala Silversword
Photographer: Gerald and Buff Corsi
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 6666 6666 1013 0072 (2013-10-22)

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  • date of photo  Apr 4, 2012
  • location   Haleakala National Park, Maui Island (Hawaii, US)
  • notes   The Haleakalā silversword, Argyroxiphium sandwicense subsp. macrocephalum, is a rare plant, part of the family Asteraceae. The silversword in general is referred to as ʻāhinahina in Hawaiian (literally, 'very gray').
  • CalAcademy slide #   Silversword 120404 _D339072
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial
  • original filename: Silversword 120404 _D339072.jpg

  • common names   Haleakala Silversword (photographer)
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