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Agave americana ssp. protamericana

Agave americana L. ssp. protamericana Gentry

American Century Plant, Wild Century Plant

Agavaceae (Century-plant family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: AGAMP

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub , Shrub
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall by 10 feet wide. Bloom stalk up to about 24 feet tall.
Leaf: Leaves up to about 4 feet long by 9 inches wide.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun

Distribution

USA: TX

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Agave americana ssp. protamericana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Agave americana ssp. protamericana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Agave americana ssp. protamericana

Metadata

Record Modified: 2019-06-25
Research By: CBR

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