Taxon  Report   9004 
Agave americana  L.  ssp. americana 
American century plant
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Agave americana ssp. americana, a monocot, is a perennial herb or shrub that is not native to California.

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Family: AGAVACEAE  
Genus: Agave
Parent Record Agave americana
Toxicity: MINOR, OXALATES, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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PLANTS: Agave americana var. marginata
PLANTS: Agave americana var. mediopicta
PLANTS: Agave americana var. striata
More information about  Agave americana ssp. americana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 30, 2016).

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