Taxon  Report   9004    
Agave americana  L.  ssp. americana 
American century plant
Agave americana ssp. americana, a monocot, is a perennial herb or shrub that is not native to California.
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Bloom Period
Family: Agavaceae  
Genus: Agave
Parent: Agave americana

Toxicity: MINOR, OXALATES, DERMATITIS Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSAgave americana var. marginata
PLANTSAgave americana var. mediopicta
PLANTSAgave americana var. striata
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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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 04/18/2021).