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  • Prairie Flower

    Rare Beautiful Flowers | Rare flowers

  • Chad P interest

    world rare flowers pictures #gardening #flowers #flowerporn #cultivation

  • Judy Weaver

    Very rare plant ...... "Silversword" My hubby and I were able to see this growing on Mt. Haliakala, Maui, HI. It's beautiful, and so unique!

  • Myrna Rex

    The World's Rarest Plant...... Silversword

  • AllAboutTravel

    The World's Rarest Plant........Silversword I saw these on Haleakala on Maui .They look like they are from another planet! 605-339-8911 #vacation #adventure #travel #maui #hawaii #haleakala

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Silversword or Ahinahina Plant - The endangered plant since 1922, Ahinahina, exclusively grows only in the alpine regions of Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa and Haleakala. The tough skin of this plant is capable of enduring harsh weather conditions, especially snowy weather and intensive heat of the sun. Ahinahina plant is currently being cultivated and protected from external threats due to their threatened population.

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I have seen these plants many times on my visits to Haleakala but I have yet to see one in next trip maybe I'll be lucky!

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