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Agave americanaAgave, American century plantAgavaceae 33
Agave parryiCentury Plant, Parry's agave, MescalAgavaceae 31
Agave utahensis discretaCentury PlantAgavaceae 31
Agave utahensis eborispinaCentury PlantAgavaceae 31
Cordyline australisCabbage TreeAgavaceaeDracaena australis. Forst.f.30
Cordyline indivisaCabbage TreeAgavaceaeDracaena indivisa.30
Dasylirion wheeleriSotol, Common sotol, Bear Grass, Common Sotol, Desert SpoonAgavaceae 20
Hesperaloe funiferaNew Mexico false yuccaAgavaceae 00
Hesperaloe nocturna Agavaceae 00
Hesperocallis undulataDesert LilyAgavaceae 10
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