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Sonoran Desert Plants
Agave deserti ssp.deserti (Desert agave, Mezcal)

Coffee Pot Mountain


 Agave deserti ssp.deserti

Habitat: valleys, bajadas
Life Form: succulent
Leaf Description: basal,succulent stiff
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: April to June
Spines: spine tipped leaves
Family: Asparagaceae (asparagus family)
Abundance: common

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






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