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The Living Desert Agave Collection

Species Location
Agave aktites Chase Agave Garden
Agave albomarginata South Nursery
Agave americana Agave Garden
Agave americana var. medio-picta South Nursery
Agave angustifolia Foothills of Sonora
Agave angustifolia var. marginata Agave Garden
Agave applanata South Nursery
Agave x arizonica (A. chrysantha x toumeyana) South Nursery
Agave atrovirens Agave Garden
Agave attenuata Agave Garden
Agave aurea Vizcaino Garden
Agave avellanidens Vizcaino Garden
Agave 'Blue Flame' (A. shawii x attenuata) Chase Agave Garden
Agave 'Blue Glow' (A. attenuata x ocahui) Chase Agave Garden
Agave bovicornuta Chase Agave Garden
Agave bracteosa Chase Agave Garden
Agave celsii var. albicans Demonstration Garden
Agave cerulata ssp. nelsonii Vizcaino Garden
Agave cerulata ssp. subcerulata Vizcaino Garden
Agave chiapensis Chase Agave Garden
Agave chrysantha Agave Garden
Agave chrysoglossa Amphitheater
Agave colimana Chase Agave Garden
Agave colorata Chase Agave Garden
Agave congesta Chase Agave Garden
Agave cupreata Palm Garden
Agave dasylirioides Chase Agave Garden
Agave decipiens Agave Garden
Agave deserti Upper Colorado & Ethnobotanic Garden
Agave desmettiana Demonstration Garden
Agave desmettiana 'Variegata' Demonstration Garden
Agave difformis Chase Agave Garden
Agave durangensis Chase Agave Garden
Agave filifera Chase Agave Garden
Agave flexispina South Nursery
Agave franzosini Chase Agave Garden
Agave funkiana Chase Agave Garden
Agave geminiflora Demonstration Garden
Agave ghiesbreghtii Agave Garden
Agave guadalajarana Chase Agave Garden
Agave guiengola Agave & Chase Agave Garden
Agave gypsophila Agave Garden
Agave havardiana Chihuahua Garden
Agave hiemiflora South Nursery
Agave hookeri Agave Garden
Agave horrida Chase Agave Garden
Agave hurteri South Nursery
Agave impressa South Nursery
Agave isthmensis Chase Agave Garden
Agave karwinskii Chase Agave Garden
Agave kerchovei Chase Agave Garden
Agave kichijokan Demonstration Garden
Agave lechuguilla Chihuahua Garden
Agave x leopoldii (A. filifera x filifera ssp. schidigera) Demonstration Garden
Agave lophantha Chihuahua Garden
Agave macroacantha Chase Agave Garden
Agave macroculmis South Nursery
Agave marmorata Agave Garden
Agave mckelveyana South Nursery
Agave multifilifera Chase Agave Garden
Agave murpheyi Coati Exhibit
Agave neomexicana Chase Agave Garden
Agave nizandensis South Nursery
Agave obscura South Nursery
Agave ocahui Agave Garden
Agave ornithobroma Chase Agave Garden
Agave oroensis Chase Agave Garden
Agave ovatifolia Eagle Canyon & Demonstration Garden
Agave pachycentra South Nursery
Agave palmeri Coati Exhibit
Agave parrasana South Nursery
Agave parryi var. couesii Hospital Courtyard
Agave parryi var. huachucensis Chase Agave Garden
Agave parryi var. parryi Chase Agave Garden
Agave parryi var. truncata Chase Agave Garden
Agave parvidentata Chase Agave Garden
Agave peacockii Chase Agave Garden
Agave pelona Agave Garden
Agave pendula Chase Agave Garden
Agave polianthiflora South Nursery
Agave polyacantha South Nursery
Agave polyacantha var. xalapensis Demonstration Garden
Agave potatorum Chase Agave Garden
Agave pygmae Front Entrance
Agave salmiana var. ferox Agave Garden
Agave scabra Agave Garden
Agave schottii Agave Garden
Agave seemaniana Front Entrance
Agave 'Sharkskin' (A. ferdinand-regis x scabra) Demonstration Garden
Agave shawii var. shawii Chase Agave Garden
Agave shawii var. goldmaniana Vizcaino Garden
Agave shrevei ssp. magna Foothills of Sonora
Agave sisalana Agave Garden
Agave sobria Chase Agave Garden
Agave sobria ssp. roseana South Nursery
Agave striata Chase Agave Garden
Agave stricta Chase Agave Garden
Agave stringens Chase Agave Garden
Agave tecta Agave Garden
Agave titanota Agave Garden
Agave triangularis Chase Agave Garden
Agave utahensis ssp. kaibabensis Chase Agave Garden
Agave utahensis var. eborispina South Nursery
Agave victoriae-reginae Demonstration Garden
Agave vilmoriniana Chase Agave Garden
Agave vizcainoensis Chase Agave Garden
Agave weberi Agave & Chase Agave Garden
Agave xyolnacantha Chase Agave Garden
Agave zebra Foothills of Sonora