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Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet


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Agave parryi v. huachucensis

Slow to 2 x 2'. Clump forming with a dense rosette. Short gray leaves with dark thorns on the margins. This is the largest of the subspecies of parryi with leaves 2' long. Subject to Agave weevils. Native to Cochise county in Arizona from 5000-9000', is more robust, has larger leaves and broader panicles with larger flowers than the species. Primarily found in oak and pine woodlands.


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