Latin name: Agave shawii Engelm. var. shawii
  Pronunciation: ag-AH-vee SHAW-ee-eye

  Common name: Shaw's agave
  Family: Agavaceae (Agave)
  Habitat: Dry coastal bluffs and slopes to 1500', coastal
  sage scrub, San Diego Co., Torrey Pines

  Blooming period: September to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Agave  2) shawii
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