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Succulent rosettes with outer leaves considerably larger than small leaves in center. Leaves hairless, gray to sage green, often some red, usually coated with blue waxy powder, widest near tip, thick and flattened. Inflorescence on ascending stem 1–3 in. across. Flower petals 5, separate, lance-shaped, with pointed tip, erect to open wide, yellow; anthers yellow to brown. Grows in rocky outcrops, often in shade, from coastal cliffs to alpine. Plants with many different leaf colors have been selected for gardens.
Point St. George, Crescent City, CA
Although not poisonous, if large quantities of this plant are eaten it can cause a stomach upset.