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Agave chrysantha (Goldenflower century plant)
Anderson, Wynn

Agave chrysantha

Agave chrysantha Peebles

Goldenflower Century Plant, Golden-flowered Agave

Agavaceae (Century-plant family)

Synonym(s): Agave palmeri var. chrysantha

USDA Symbol: AGCH2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub , Shrub
Inflorescence: Panicle
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall by 6 feet wide. Bloom stalk up to about 22 feet tall.
Leaf: Leaves up to about 30 inches long by 4 inches wide.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: AZ

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 chrysantha in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Agave chrysantha in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Agave chrysantha

Metadata

Record Modified: 2021-02-11
Research By: CBR

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