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ʻōhiʻa lehua

Metrosideros polymorpha

Description:

Plant growing through cracks in the floor of the Kīlauea Iki crater at Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park.

Habitat:

Volcanic crater.

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2 Comments

Simon Kingston
Simon Kingston 8 years ago

We did get to hike the Iki trail to the crater floor. It was quite otherworldly.

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 8 years ago

Beautiful! You hiked down the Iki trail to the crater floor? You're so lucky!

Simon Kingston
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Simon Kingston

Hilo, Hawaii, USA

Spotted on May 6, 2012
Submitted on Mar 29, 2013

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