Taxon  Report   9006 
Agave americana  L.
American century plant
Agave americana
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
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Agave americana
© 2008 Joseph Dougherty, M.D./ecology.org
Agave americana
© 2010 Michael O'Brien
Agave americana, a monocot, is a perennial herb or shrub that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Agave americana
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Family: AGAVACEAE  
Genus: Agave
Subspecies and Varieties:
Toxicity: MINOR, OXALATES, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
 
More information about  Agave americana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (AGAM)

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Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: Feb 05, 2016).

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