USDA Forest Service Celebrating Wildflowers
Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
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.
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, Grand Canyon century plant
- NatureServe has not assessed threats yet
National Forest and Grassland Occurrence
U.S. Forest Service
1400 Independence Ave., SW, Mailstop Code: 1103
Washington DC 20250-1103
Last modified: Thursday, 08-Dec-2011 15:42:52 EST