Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

(Agave Family)

Our native Agaves and Yuccas are found mostly in the desert southwest. They have a succulent basal rosette of leaves and a central flower stalk.

Agave palmeri (Century Plant)
Agave parryi var. parryi (Parry's Agave)
Yucca baccata (Banana Yucca)
Yucca baileyi var. intermedia (Bailey's Yucca)
Yucca elata (Soaptree Yucca)

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