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Agave decipiens Baker
False-sisal

Agave decipiens
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Asparagaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Endemic to peninsular Florida.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Agave decipiens has been found in the following 53 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Atlantic Dunes Park Present Native, Cultivated Only
Bahia Honda State Park Present Native
Barefoot Beach Preserve Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Doubtfully Present
Biscayne National Park Present Native
Blowing Rocks Preserve Present Native
Blue Heron Hammock, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Bocilla Preserve Present Native
Bonair Beach Parcel, Martin County Present Native
Cape Romano - Ten Thousand Islands Aquatic Preserve Present Native
Cayo Costa State Park Present Native
Chapman Field Park Present Native
Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park Present Native
Curry Hammock State Park Present Native
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Doubtfully Present
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park Present Native
Delray Beach Municipal Beach Present Native
Dove Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Hobe Sound Sandhill Present Native
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Native
Indian Key Historic State Park Present Native
J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park Present Native
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Native
John U. Lloyd Beach State Park Present Native, Cultivated Only
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Key West National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Kitchen Key
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Native
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park Present Native
Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park, Klopp Tract Present Native
Long Key State Park Present Native
Mound Key Archaeological State Park Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native
Ned Glenn Nature Preserve Doubtfully Present
Ocean Ridge Hammock Park Present Native
Pine Island National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Red Reef Park Present Native
Rockdale Pineland Doubtfully Present
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Snake Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Stump Pass Beach State Park Present Native
Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Tigertail Beach County Park Present Native
Torchwood Hammock Preserve Present Native
Wahoo Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Reported
Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park Present Native

Agave decipiens has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native

Agave decipiens has been found in the following 8 habitats :
Coastal Berm
Coastal Grassland
Coastal Rock Barren
Coastal Strand
Disturbed Upland
Maritime Hammock
Rockland Hammock
Shell Mound

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Agave decipiens
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Agave decipiens
Copyright by: Karolina Weclawska
cultivated plant in South Florida
Agave decipiens
Copyright by: Karolina Weclawska
cultivated plants in South Florida
Agave decipiens
Copyright by: Karolina Weclawska
cultivated plant in South Florida