Silversword (Argyroxiphium sandwicense macrocephalum) found at the top of the volcano Haleakala in the Haleakala National Park. The delicate shallow root structures are sensitive to pressure from walking on nearby rocks.

Silversword atop Haleakala

Silversword (Argyroxiphium sandwicense macrocephalum) found at the top of the volcano Haleakala in the Haleakala National Park. The delicate shallow root structures are sensitive to pressure from walking on nearby rocks.

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Author(s)Ben Fertig
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2011-01-16
AlbumFlora > Trees/Shrubs/Vines
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