Taxon  Report   9004 
Agave americana  L.  ssp. americana 
American century plant
Agave americana ssp. americana
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
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Agave americana ssp. americana
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Agave americana ssp. americana, a monocot, is a perennial herb or shrub that is not native to California.

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Agave americana ssp. americana
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Genus: Agave
Parent Record Agave americana
Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands
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
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 20, 2018).

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