Plant ID forum: Hawaiian plant ID

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Name: Sandi
Austin, Tx (Zone 8b)
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Bubbles
Jan 19, 2016 4:25 PM CST
Neighbor sent me this photo from Kauai. Can anyone ID it? Are those seeds on the stalk?


Name: Thijs van Soest
Mesa, AZ (Zone 9b)
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mcvansoest
Jan 19, 2016 4:32 PM CST
That is Agave attenuata (or Foxtail Agave), on the stalk you have unopened flowers towards the tip, flowers (yellow stretch) and then spent flowers/seed pots.
Name: Sandi
Austin, Tx (Zone 8b)
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Bubbles
Jan 19, 2016 4:42 PM CST
Thanks so much for ID! I will tell neighbor to pilfer a few seeds before she returns!
Name: Dave Paul
Puna, HI (Zone 10b)
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Metrosideros
Jan 20, 2016 2:50 PM CST
You won't find viable seeds so easily, but at the base of the plant you will find offsets.
Name: Sandi
Austin, Tx (Zone 8b)
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Bubbles
Jan 20, 2016 3:44 PM CST
I was just being silly! I think I can find one here. It just looked so exotic in the photo.

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