Rosettes 1.5–3 × 1.5–4 dm. Leaves 12–30 × 1–3 cm; blade linearlanceolate; marginal teeth 2–12 (–15) mm, 1–2.5 cm apart; apical spine slender or stout, acicular, 2–20 cm. Scape 1.7–4 m. Inflorescences spicate, racemose or narrowly paniculate; longer lateral branches 0.5–5 cm. Flowers 2–8 per cluster, 2.3–3.2 cm; ovary 1.2–2.2 cm.

Discussion

Varieties 3 (3 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

Key

1 Apical leaf spine grayish, 2–4 cm, marginal teeth 2.5–4 mm. Agave utahensis var. utahensis
1 Apical leaf spine brown to whitish or ivory white, 4–20 cm, marginal teeth 4–12(–15) mm. > 2
2 Apical spine brown to whitish, 4–8 cm. Agave utahensis var. nevadensis
2 Apical spine ivory white, 10–20 cm. Agave utahensis var. eborispina

"broadened" is not a number."dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

pale-yellow +
longitudinal +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
width +  and length +
glandular-pubescent +  and glandular +
papillate +
light gray +  and ivory white +
stout +  and slender +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br />) +
James L. Reveal +  and Wendy C. Hodgson +
Engelmann +
armed +  and filiferous +
grayish green +  and yellowish green or green +
convex +, concave +, plane +  and lanceolate +
short to long +
? (?) +, ? (?) +  and Rigid (?) +
thick +  and thin +
reflexed +, erect +  and ascending +
triangular +
umbel-like +
oblong +  and ovoid +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
fibrous-rooted +
sw United States +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br /> (2.4 cm24 mm <br />0.024 m <br />) +
recurved +  and erect +
loculicidal +
oblong +  and ovoid +
paniculate +  and racemose +
1/2 +  and 2/3 +
horizontal +  and slightly ascending +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (?) +
pseudopetiolate +, sessile +  and simple +
evergreen +
12cm;30cm +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
horny +, armed +  and nonfiliferous +
dentate +, serrulate +  and entire +
undulate +
Fleshy (?) +, Firm (?) +  and Rigid (?) +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
0.85 cm8.5 mm <br />0.0085 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
constricted +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.85 cm8.5 mm <br />0.0085 m <br /> (?) +
cylindrical +, ovoid +  and 3-angled +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (?) +  and 2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br /> (?) +
succulent +
not +  and articulate +
umbel-like +
semisucculent +
S. Watson, Botany (Fortieth Parallel), +
1753 +  and 1754 +
cespitose +  and solitary +
170 cm1,700 mm <br />1.7 m <br /> (400 cm4,000 mm <br />4 m <br />) +
globose +, obovoid +  and flattened +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
semiwoody +
branched +, , +  and unbranched +
aboveground +
3 +  and 1 +
papillate +
exserted +  and included +
subulate +
Agave utahensis subsp. utahensis +
Agave utahensis +
subspecies +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
campanulate +
6.5mm;11.5mm +
plant +, not +  and suckering +
polycarpic +  and monocarpic +
small;gigantic +
petal-like +