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Agave decipiens (False sisal)
Cressler, Alan

Agave decipiens

Agave decipiens Baker

False Sisal

Agavaceae (Century-plant Family)


USDA Symbol: AGDE3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub , Shrub
Size Notes: Up to 15 feet in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Greenish yellow pannicle on stalk up to 15 feet in height.



Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-11-20
Research By: SCB

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