Taxon  Report   114    
Agave deserti  Engelm.
Desert agave
Agave deserti
© 2005 Dee E. Warenycia
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Agave deserti
© 2018 Anna Wolfe
Agave deserti
© 2018 Anna Wolfe
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
© 2018 Anna Wolfe
Genus: Agave
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Shadscale Scrub


Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Agave deserti
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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: Nov 17, 2018).

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