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Apr 28, 2018 11:39 PM CST
Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
Sacramento California (Zone 9b)
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Anyone know this one? Not on there plant list. Fascinating collection of plants. I tip my hat to you.
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Apr 29, 2018 1:48 AM CST
Name: Thijs van Soest
Tempe, AZ (Zone 9b)
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That looks like something in the A. gypsophylla complex - I think that species has recently been subdivided into a bunch of new species...
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Apr 29, 2018 4:09 AM CST
Salt Spring Island, BC (Zone 8b)
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Looks like a Puya.
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Apr 29, 2018 10:01 AM CST
Name: Baja
Baja California (Zone 11b)
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I was thinking Agave gypsophila or related too.
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Apr 29, 2018 10:21 AM CST
Salt Spring Island, BC (Zone 8b)
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I'd contact the gardens with a pic and see what they say.
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Apr 29, 2018 10:26 AM CST
Name: Baja
Baja California (Zone 11b)
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Here are similar looking plants at the same location identified as gypsophila.

https://www.smgrowers.com/info...
https://pieceofeden.blogspot.m...

And on this page it is identified as pablocarrilloi which is a new(ish) name, see reference below.

https://www.succulentsandmore....
https://www.researchgate.net/p...
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Apr 29, 2018 10:29 AM CST
Salt Spring Island, BC (Zone 8b)
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That last link looks like the same plant. I just wasn't seeing Agave in the OP's photos. Sure is a Puya looking Agave.
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Apr 29, 2018 10:42 AM CST
Name: Baja
Baja California (Zone 11b)
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Yes, it is definitely the same plant.

I will be moving to add those 2013 agave species to the database shortly, since they appear to be legitimate...
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Apr 29, 2018 11:02 AM CST
Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
Sacramento California (Zone 9b)
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Thanks all. A. gypsophylla/complex. Great links. Ruth didn't like plant tags though many plants had the small metal tabs they were inaccessible in most cases. Many are not current names. Docents there vary in knowledge of the plants growing there. The web sights list of plants is incomplete. Most are volunteers. NGA has always proven to be the most knowlegable resource all in one place. It's a wonderfull "home" garden. Thanks again. I tip my hat to you.
Hamilton Square Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento California.
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May 3, 2018 8:00 PM CST
Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
Sacramento California (Zone 9b)
The WITWIT Badge Region: California Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Xeriscape Native Plants and Wildflowers Salvias
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I did contact the curator Brian Kemble and he confirmed that it is (now) A. pablocarrilloi. I tip my hat to you.
Hamilton Square Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento California.
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May 3, 2018 8:26 PM CST
Name: Baja
Baja California (Zone 11b)
Cactus and Succulents Seed Starter Xeriscape Container Gardener Hummingbirder Native Plants and Wildflowers
Garden Photography Region: Mexico Plant Identifier Forum moderator Plant Database Moderator Garden Ideas: Level 1
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