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Granite Basin Rd
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Plant - summer
Granite Lake Basin
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Granite Lake Basin
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Granite Mtn - Tr 308
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Granite Lake Basin
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Plant Description

Origin: Native
General Description: Evergreen. A succulent with rigid, spine-tipped leaves in 1 or several rosettes accompanied with a long flower stalk.
Height: 4 - 6 feet     Width: Can spread to 10 feet


Habitat

Plant Communities: Interior Chaparral, Semidesert Grasslands, Pinyon Juniper Woodland, Montane Conifer Forest
Elevation: 3000 - 8000 feet


Flower Characteristics

Color: White   Shape: Bell-shaped in elongated clusters     Tubular: N   Flowering Period: Apr - Jul
Description: White, waxy, bell-shaped flowers to 3 inches long growing on a stalk in long clusters. Generally more than half the length of the flowering stalk is within the head of the leaves.


Leaf Characteristics

Leaf Color: Green   Type: Other   Shape: Other   Margin: Other   Attachment: Basal   Hairs: N
Description: Broad, stiff, spine-tipped leaves with white fibers on the margins; to 3 feet long and 2 inches wide.
Spines: Y


Fruit Characteristics

Color: Green   Type: Other   Description: Large, fleshy, banana-like fruits that grow to 5 inches long.

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