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Agave utahensis var. eborispina

Agave utahensis Engelm. var. eborispina (Hester) Breitung

Ivory-spined Agave, Utah Agave

Agavaceae (Century-plant family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub , Shrub
Size Notes: Up to about 6 inches tall by 1 foot wide. Bloom stalk up to about 12 feet tall.
Leaf: Leaves up to about 1 foot long by 1 inch wide.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Feb , 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 utahensis var. eborispina in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Agave utahensis var. eborispina in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Agave utahensis var. eborispina


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

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