Agave Family

Agave parryi var. neomexicana (Wooton & Standley) B.Ullrich

New Mexico agave

There are two varieties of Agave parryi in the Florida Mountains. Variety neomexicana has floral tubes 12 - 18 mm long and fruiting capsules 2.5 - 3.5 cm long. Variety parryi has floral tubes 6 - 12 mm long and fruiting capsules 3.5 - 5 cm long.

Granite outcrops below Capitol Dome, west side of the Florida Mountains     3 May 2007