Agave deserti var. deserti

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Common names: Desert agave
Synonyms: Agave consociata
Found in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 459. Mentioned on page 455.
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Plants sparse to prolifically suckering; rosettes numerous, rather open. Leaves 25–40 × 6–8 cm; blade grayish, linear-lanceolate to lanceolate; margins straight; apical spine 2–4 cm. Scape 2–4 m. Perianth tube campanulate, 3–5 mm; filaments inserted at top of tube. 2n = 60, 118.

Phenology: Flowering spring.
Habitat: Sandy to gravelly or rocky places in desert scrub and pinyon juniper woodlands
Elevation: 500–1500 m

Distribution

Calif., nw Mexico.

Discussion

References

None.

AuthorJames L. Reveal + and Wendy C. Hodgson +
Common nameDesert agave +
Elevation500–1500 m +
HabitatSandy to gravelly or rocky places in desert scrub and pinyon juniper woodlands +
IllustratorBee F. Gunn +
PhenologyFlowering spring. +
ReferenceNone +
SynonymAgave consociata +
Taxon nameAgave deserti var. deserti +
Taxon parentAgave deserti +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 26 +