Argyroxiphium sandwicense


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Noun1.Argyroxiphium sandwicense - low-growing plant found only in volcanic craters on Hawaii having rosettes of narrow pointed silver-green leaves and clusters of profuse red-purple flowers on a tall stemArgyroxiphium sandwicense - low-growing plant found only in volcanic craters on Hawaii having rosettes of narrow pointed silver-green leaves and clusters of profuse red-purple flowers on a tall stem
Argyroxiphium, genus Argyroxiphium - small genus of Hawaiian spreading and rosette-forming shrubs
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Microsatellite analysis of a population crash and bottleneck in the Mauna Kea silversword, Argyroxiphium sandwicense ssp.
Currently, the Volcano Facility is growing thousands of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa silverswords (Argyroxiphium sandwicense ssp.
The silversword (Argyroxiphium sandwicense), the species shown in the photo, grows only on volcanic ash at very high altitudes.