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Agave schottii (Schott's century plant)
Anderson, Wynn

Agave schottii

Agave schottii Engelm.

Schott's Century Plant, Schott Agave

Agavaceae (Century-plant family)


USDA Symbol: AGSC3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub , Shrub
Inflorescence: Panicle , Raceme , Spike
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall by 4 feet wide. Bloom stalk up to about 12 feet tall.
Leaf: Leaves up to about 20 inches long by 1 inch wide.

Bloom Information

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



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


Record Modified: 2019-07-05
Research By: CBR

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