Archive for August, 2013

Central AZ CSS Meeting

Well, I am deep in preparation for the upcoming event for the Central Arizona Cactus and Succulent Society on Sunday August 25 at 2:00 PM at the Desert Botanical Garden in Dorrance Hall. While the topic is my Top 5 Favorite Agaves I am still deciding which ones those are, and debating whether or not […]

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Agave pelona (the bald one)

Agave pelona is an incredible plant that only occurs in three small mountain ranges of extremely arid northwestern Sonora, Mexico. The species name, pelona, is drawn from the Spanish word pelon, meaning bald, a reference to the lack of teeth along the leaf edges. The mescalero who first took Howard Scott Gentry to these plants […]

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