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Coast around Santa Cruz
Coast around Santa Cruz
The Bay of Santa Cruz

The Agave flowers only once during its life time and dies after developing fruits. It is a common misconception that agaves are a cactus. Agaves are closely related to the lily and amaryllis families, and are not related to cacti.
Flowering Agave at the Coast
Date: Aug 14, 2007
Longitude: -17 45.31'
Latitude: 28 42.21'

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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy Cicar, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-06