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Swan's neck

Agave attenuata

Description:

Blueish-grey-green leaves, smooth all over, unlike most other agaves. Bears long, curved flowers in summer, that resemble a swan's neck or monkey tails, hence its common name. Main plant dies after flowering, but young grow from base of plant.

Notes:

Second photo taken 30/8/11.

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5 Comments

Dangermouse
Dangermouse 9 years ago

Thanks. :)

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 9 years ago

nice composition

Dangermouse
Dangermouse 9 years ago

Updated photos.

Dangermouse
Dangermouse 9 years ago

Obrigado!

Ed von Ems
Ed von Ems 9 years ago

Super!

Dangermouse
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Dangermouse

Algarve, Portugal

Spotted on Mar 12, 2011
Submitted on Aug 28, 2011

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