Ribwort plantain, Plantago lanceolata
Ribwort plantain, Plantago lanceolata, Deptford, South London flower spike. This common plantain has dark green, narrow lance-shaped leaves that form rosettes. The deep veins visible on the leaves have earned the species the name
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Soaptree Yucca, Yucca elata
Soaptree Yucca (Yucca elata) & the Belt of Venus - Tularosa Basin, Chihuahuan Desert, White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, flowers.Agave has succulent, fibrous leaves, fibres used for textiles, also the sap is rich in saponins which make a lather, so traditionally used in soap making
Also visible in this photograph, a phenomenon called The Belt Of Venus seen during a cloudless twilight, just before sunrise or after sunset, part of the atmosphere above the horizon appears slightly pink, appearing as a band of pink the dark eclipsed sky and the blue sky.