This photo was taken by Stan Shebs in Palm Canyon, California in March 2005. This image is hosted at Wikipedia.
SUCCULENT : A robust plant with a basal rosete of large, stiff, succulent
leaves. Mature plants can be 1½ m in dia. and 1½ m tall and are unbranched.
Several plants may be found growing in close association having reproduced
vegetatively via pups.
Asparagaceae -- Agave/Asparagas Family
Daily temperatures were exceding 35°C every day when this photo was taken on 26 May 2013 in Alamo Canyon, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona, USA.
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