Another Plant identification

Cereoid+10+ cereoid at prodigy.net
Sat Mar 22 13:07:41 EST 2003


Its Agave americana, the most widely cultivated species in the genus. There
was a show on Alcatraz and it is now found growing all over the island in
the Sans Francisco bay. It is also grown all around the Mediterranean,
southern Africa and Australia.


Colby Starker <cgs at stanford.edu> wrote in message
news:3E7B7D82.A2AB9E10 at stanford.edu...
> It is probably Century Plant.  I'm not sure of its scientific name.  I
think
> it is in the agave family, but there may be several species to which the
> common name refers.    I've seen many of them growing in the SF bay
area...
>
> Paul wrote:
>
> > I've been trying to identify this plant growing on the coast near Carmel
in
> > California.  Any ideas what it is?
> >
> > http://www.paulweaver.com/calplant.jpg
> >
> > Thanks
> > Paul
>
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