Agave utahensis subsp. utahensis

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Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26.
Rosettes 1.5–3 × 1.5–4 dm. Leaves 12–30 × 1–3 cm; blade linear-lanceolate; marginal teeth 2–12(–15) mm, 1–2.5 cm apart; apical spine slender or stout, acicular, 2–20 cm. Scape 1.7–4 m. Inflorescences spicate, racemose or narrowly paniculate; longer lateral branches 0.5–5 cm. Flowers 2–8 per cluster, 2.3–3.2 cm; ovary 1.2–2.2 cm.

Discussion

Varieties 3 (3 in the flora).

References

None.

Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

Key

1 Apical leaf spine grayish, 2–4 cm, marginal teeth 2.5–4 mm. Agave utahensis var. utahensis
1 Apical leaf spine brown to whitish or ivory white, 4–20 cm, marginal teeth 4–12(–15) mm. > 2
2 Apical spine brown to whitish, 4–8 cm. Agave utahensis var. nevadensis
2 Apical spine ivory white, 10–20 cm. Agave utahensis var. eborispina