Apr 1, 2018 6:32 PM CST
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Name: Baja
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This and your other recent picture look like they are are not Agave americana, which has pretty vicious spines.

I am thinking maybe this could be a Furcraea, maybe F. foetida, which would be mostly spineless along leaf margins.

I'm not 100% sure here, but that's as far as I got with an ID. Maybe @mcvansoest would know more.

Please let me know what you think. Maybe you recall or captured some signage from the bot garden?
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Apr 1, 2018 7:35 PM CST
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Must of messed up in my notes, I'll be getting this rectified.
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Apr 1, 2018 11:10 PM CST
Name: Thijs van Soest
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Yeah certainly not A. americana mediopicta. I think the Furcraea ID looks pretty good. Only Agave that I have seen that looks a bit like that is Agave sisalana mediopicta, but its leaves tend to be way straighter and not floppy.
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