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'Dinosaur Back Plant' Succulents Look Positively Prehistoric

Dinosaurs may be extinct, but they managed to leave more than one valuable thing in their wake, not the least of which is the beautiful and mesmerizing Dinosaur Back Plant succulent.

This plant doesn't just stun with its wild blue-green coloring and thick, sturdy branches, it also has some decidedly dino-mite qualities that will make you want to introduce it to your succulent collection.

These dinosaur succulents are bad to the bone, and we love it!

These turquoise-colored Candelabra variety succulents have dense waxy branches that can grow fairly large, and have a thick stems that crest and seemingly create waves as they grow.

These little cuties are also free spirits that grow where they want — not unlike their namesake.

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Nothing succs about these succulents.

They're best suited to outdoor gardens, since they love having access to full sun. If you live in a climate that gets cold, you'll definitely want to move them to a sun-filled indoor room.

Like most succulents, you can grow a brand new plant after propagating the stem cuttings and leaves.

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These plants have the potential for a lot of succ-cess.

Formally known as Myrtillocactus Geometrizans Forma Cristata, the Dinosaur Back starts off small but can grow to prehistoric proportions. (OK, maybe not that big.)

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We be-leaf in these plants.

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This plant will definitely be a sight for saur eyes in your garden. With any luck, you'll be able to enjoy it for many, many, (many, many, many,) years to come.

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