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Desert Spoon?


By Stan510

Desert Spoon? (Dasylirion wheeleri (Desert Spoon))

I'm not that best guess. Eye catching mid 20th century house- with triangle windows.

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It looks like Australian Grass Palm (Xanthorrhoea species). There's many that grow here.

13 Jan, 2016


That was one of my guesses. Another board member thought D.quadrangulata. - something spelled like that.
Convergent evolution made those two almost identical.

14 Jan, 2016


What does the "D" stand for?

16 Jan, 2016


Dasylirion quadrangulatum. You just HAD to make me spell it right!.lol.

16 Jan, 2016


I couldn't remember that genus. lol!

I for some reason was thinking Dais...and I know that wasn't the genus.

16 Jan, 2016


Both genera grow here very well. They love hot, dry climate here.

17 Jan, 2016

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