An 808 way of life

Argyroxiphium sandwicense subsp. macrocephalum, aka – Haleakalā silversword

What a beautiful plant – and oh so rare. I captured this “in the wild” beneath the peak of Haleakala. Its texture is like foam and it’s soft to the touch. The plant blooms once in its lifetime – at 40 or 50 years of age … then dies. Silver_sword

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