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Agave glomeruliflora (Engelm.) A. Berger
Chisos Agave, Chisos Mountains Century Plant
Synonyms: Agave chisosensis
USDA Symbol: AGGL2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
As this species is a hybrid (probably resulting from crosses and back-crosses of Agave lechuguilla and A. harvardiana), the correct name should be Agave × glomeruliflora. (3).
Bloom InformationBloom Color:
Red , Yellow Bloom Time:
May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct Bloom Notes:
Flowers are born on a scape
4-6 meters in height. (Webref 3).
TX Native Distribution: Native
to the Big Bend region of Texas and the adjacent Mexican state, Chihuahua. Native Habitat:
Gravelly soil on the slopes of grasslands and in mountains. (Webref 1). USDA Native Status:
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Drought Tolerance: High
Heat Tolerant: yes
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Record Modified: 2012-09-17
Research By: JAM