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Agave deserti ssp. simplex

Agave deserti Engelm. ssp. simplex Gentry

Desert Agave, Simple Desert Agave

Agavaceae (Century-plant family)

Synonym(s): Agave deserti var. simplex


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub , Shrub
Inflorescence: Panicle
Size Notes: Up to about 28 inches tall by 32 inches wide. Bloom stalk up to about 20 feet tall.
Leaf: Leaves up to about 2 feet long by 4 inches wide.

Bloom Information

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



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


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

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