opuntia fire barrel cactus agave victoriana

The Central Arizona Cactus and Succulent Society

General Meeting: July 28, 2024
2:00pm, doors open 12:30pm
Desert Botanical Garden—Dorrance Hall

Wendy Hodgson

Pre-contact Agave Domesticates: Living Legacy Plants in Arizona’s Landscape

Pre-Columbian farmers grew no less than six and possibly as many as eight or more domesticated agaves in Arizona dating to at least A.D. 600. Wendy will be bringing herbarium specimens to sell at the meeting.