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Agave utahensis var. nevadensis (Nevada agave)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Agave utahensis var. nevadensis

Agave utahensis Engelm. var. nevadensis Engelm. ex Greenm. & Roush

Nevada Agave

Agavaceae (Century-Plant Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Rosettes up to about 10 inches tall. Flower stalk usually up to about 6 feet tall, sometimes up to about 12 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun



Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry

Additional resources

USDA: Find Agave utahensis var. nevadensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Agave utahensis var. nevadensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Agave utahensis var. nevadensis


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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