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Imposing and distinctive perennial. Seen mostly as rosettes of fleshy, blue-green leaves, spine-tipped, with spiny margins. Tall spikes of yellowish flowers appear when plant is mature, after which plant dies.
Favours stony ground, but found widespread. Widely naturalised.
Spotted on Apr 6, 2012
Submitted on Apr 8, 2012