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This Agave flower is just starting to open, its filaments still bent downwards, as they were during development.  This shot also shows how the sepals and petals both combine to form the protective case the flower develops in.  Agave vilmoriniana, octopus agave.
This Agave flower is just starting to open, its filaments still bent downwards, as they were during development. This shot also shows how the sepals and petals both combine to form the protective case the flower develops in. Agave vilmoriniana, octopus agave.
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Keywords:
  • Agave
  • Agave vilmoriniana
  • California
  • OCC
  • flower
  • plant