Taxon  Report   114 
Agave deserti  Engelm.
Desert agave
Agave deserti
© 2005 Richard Zmasek
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Agave deserti
© 2005 Dee E. Warenycia
Agave deserti
© 2005 Dee E. Warenycia
Agave deserti, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Agave deserti
© 2005 Dee E. Warenycia
Genus: Agave
Subspecies and Varieties:
Creosote Bush Scrub, Shadscale Scrub
Toxicity: MINOR, OXALATES, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Agave deserti
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 17, 2018).

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