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Agave utahensis  Engelm.  var. nevadensis  Engelm. ex Greenm. & Roush
Nevada agave
Agave utahensis var. nevadensis is a shrub that is native to California, and also found in Arizona; Nevada and Utah.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).
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~149 records in California
yellowone or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle
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Parent: Agave utahensis
Genus: Agave
Family: Agavaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Monocot
Jepson eFlora section: monocot

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEFAgave nevadensis
CNPSAgave utahensis
Information about  Agave utahensis var. nevadensis from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (AGUTN)

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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. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 05/21/2024).