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Agave lechuguilla

Agave lechuguilla


Agave lechuguilla (lechuguilla) is an agave species found only in the Chihuahuan Desert, where it is an indicator species. The plant flowers once in its life, then it dies. The flowers are a source of nutrients for insects, bats, and some birds.


Arid zone.

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San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Spotted on Jun 9, 2013
Submitted on Jun 20, 2013

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