Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)

Agave phillipsiana.
The Grand Canyon century plant is up to 3 feet tall. The flowering stalks can be up to 10 feet tall. Photo by Wendy Hodgson in Arizona Rare Plant Field Guide, 2001.

Agave phillipsiana habitat, a woman standing beside an agave phillipsiana.
The Grand Canyon century plant is often found near pre-Columbian habitation sites and is possibly an ancient cultivar. Photo by Desert Botanical Garden in Arizona Rare Plant Field Guide, 2001.

Agave phillipsiana range map.
Agave phillipsiana range map.

Agave phillipsiana, Grand Canyon century plant

Threats

  • NatureServe has not assessed threats yet

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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