09 June 2014

Big Island Adventure: Vegetable

Pix of (mostly) wild flora seen on the Big Island of Hawai'i.
Silver Sword: Endemic to the Big Island, only grows at 10,000 ft. on Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa and nowhere else
Found on a Kona coffee plantation 
Wild Orchid!
Tree commanding the main drag, Kailua, Kona 
Silouette found on Kohala coast, "A Bay"
Wild Purple Flower
Similar Wild Purple Flower
Okay, whose thumb is that?
Ohi'a Plant grows only in volcanic soil on mountains of Hawai'i. Kilauea Iki. See the steam rising from main, active Kilauea volcano in the distance?
Lush ferns on Kilauea Iki
I be liking that lichen!
Gorgeous Mystery Wild Flower spotted on hike above Kailua, Oahu
Similar spiky red wild flower
Fallen tree stripped bare by its tides, even
Same clump of trees, different view

1 comment:

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

I love that commander tree. Also, everything else.