Calflora
Taxon  Report   115    
Agave shawii  Engelm.
Coastal agave,  Shaw's agave
Agave shawii, a monocot, is a shrub that is native to California, Baja California.

Bloom Period
Family: AGAVACEAE  
Genus: Agave
Subspecies and Varieties:
Toxicity: MINOR, OXALATES, DERMATITIS

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

CNPS other name:
Agave shawii var. shawii

 
More information about  Agave shawii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (AGSH)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 09, 2019).