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What's This Houseplant? Snake Plant (Sansevieria)

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Native to tropical west Africa, this perennial evergreen, also known as "mother-in-law's tongue" is a popular houseplant in cooler climates. This is a page about What's this houseplant?" snake plant (sansevieria).


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I am at a total loss here. It has a stiff, pointy leaf with some pattern and shallow roots.
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November 16, 20170 found this helpful
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The markings on some of the leaves are near identical to those found on Sansevieria (Snake plant), though I'm not sure that's what it is.

I have inserted a picture from a snake plant into your picture so you can compare the two.

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November 7, 20170 found this helpful

From what I can see in the picture, it looks like a spider plant.

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November 16, 20170 found this helpful

Here is a link to look at thousands of plants too find out what it is

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November 19, 20170 found this helpful

Yesss this is it! Thank you, would never have found this.


This variety of snake plant is apparently called Sansevieria Hahnii.

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