Northern Mexico, but its origins obscured through widespread cultivation in Mexico and Texas.
Map of Florida Locations
State of Florida Status:
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
Not Native, Naturalized
South Florida History and Distribution:
Until recently Agave neglecta
, treated as a synonym here, was considered endemic to peninsular Florida. However, as described by Franck (2012), A. neglecta
was described from cultivated plants, and appears to be an introduction through cultivation. However, it remains listed as Endangered by the State of Florida.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
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Synonyms: Agave neglecta