Taxon  Report   114 
Agave deserti  Engelm.
desert agave
Agave deserti, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Agave deserti
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Agave deserti
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Agave deserti
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Creosote Bush Scrub, Shadscale Scrub
Toxicity: MINOR, OXALATES, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Genus: Agave
Subspecies and Varieties:
Agave deserti var. deserti
Agave deserti var. simplex
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery availability on CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

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Jepson eFlora

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 01, 2015).

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