Agave stricta

COMMON NAME

Hedgehog agave

TYPE

Low Foliage

FAMILY

Asparagaceae

NOTES

It is a small species, forming large balls of skewer-like leaves and looking like a very nasty porcupine. This species has the tightest spherical shape of any agave and will form offshoots to create a colony of rosettes.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Southern Mexico

NATIVE HABITAT

Dry hills and on flats in the open desert

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

llifle.com



Agave stricta