Taxon  Report   9006 
Agave americana  L.
American century plant

Agave americana
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Agave americana
© 2008 Joseph Dougherty, M.D./
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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Agave americana
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Genus: Agave
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Toxicity: MINOR, OXALATES, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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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: Nov 29, 2015).

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