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Agave angustifolia Haw.
Century plant

Agave angustifolia
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Asparagaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Mexico and Central America; widely cultivated and sometimes naturalized.

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Agave angustifolia has been found in the following 7 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Hobe Sound Sandhill Present Not Native, Naturalized
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Miramar Pineland Natural Area (Snake Creek) Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Pine Shore Preserve Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Agave angustifolia has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized

Agave angustifolia has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Scrub

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Agave angustifolia
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Agave angustifolia
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr