Latin name: Agave utahensis Engelm.
  Pronunciation: ag-AH-vee yoo-taw-EN-sis

  Common name: Utah or pygmy agave
  Family: Agavaceae (Agave)
  Habitat: Dry stony slopes, 3000'-5000', shadscale
  scrub, joshua tree woodland, east Mojave Desert
  mountains
  Blooming period: May to July
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Agave
  2) utahensis
  Two vars. (eborispina and nevadensis) in SoCal
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