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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Agave schottii (Amolillo, Shin Dagger)

Ajo Peak at Night

 

 Agave schottii

 Agave schottii

 Agave schottii

 Agave schottii

 Agave schottii

 Agave schottii

 Agave schottii

Habitat: mountains
Life Form: succulent
Leaf Description: basal succulent stiff
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: May to Oct.
Spines: spineless
Family: Asparagaceae (asparagus family)
Abundance: locally common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, and J. Malusa. 2013. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona: Part 5. Monocots except grasses. Phytoneuron 2013-76, 1-59 page 14 (4.6 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Agave schottii (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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