Calflora
Taxon  Report   8766    
Agave utahensis  Engelm.  var. nevadensis  Engelm. ex Greenm. & Roush
Nevada agave
Agave utahensis var. nevadensis
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
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Agave utahensis var. nevadensis
© 2015 Teague Embrey
Agave utahensis var. nevadensis
© 2015 Teague Embrey
Agave utahensis var. nevadensis, a monocot, is a perennial herb or shrub that is native to California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah.
also called Agave utahensis
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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one or more occurrences
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Agave utahensis var. nevadensis
© 2014 Joey Malone
Family: AGAVACEAE  
Genus: Agave
Parent: Agave utahensis
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Toxicity: MINOR, OXALATES, DERMATITIS

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
CNPS: Agave utahensis
More information about  Agave utahensis var. nevadensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (AGUTN)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).