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Is agave a succulent?
Last Updated: 27th April, 2020
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Correspondingly, is agave a succulent or a cactus?
The agave plant is not a cactus, though both cactus and agave are classified as succulents, or “plants that have highly specialized anatomical features such as thick waxy cuticles, fleshy or minimal leaves, modified leaves (spines), and roots with extra storage capabilities for food and water,” according to the
Additionally, how many types of agave plants are there? 200
Accordingly, is agave a bromeliad?
Native to the southwestern United States and Mexico, there are over 200 species of Agave plants. Bromeliads are standouts for their bold, often colorful leaves and for the exotic flower spikes that many bromeliads produce.
Is agave poisonous?
Toxicity. Agave has a toxic sap that immediately causes pain and burning upon contact with skin. If ingested, the saponin in the agave plant can have serious consequences including kidney and liver damage.