Unusual shrubs are those with unusual or atypical growth forms. Shrubs are woody plants with several main stems, and while these plants are technically shrubs, they look very different from other, more typical shrubs.
Listed below are some of the unusual shrubs found in southeastern Arizona.
- Agave chrysantha – Goldenflower Century Plant
- Agave palmeri – Palmer's Century Plant
- Agave schottii – Schott's Century Plant
- Dasylirion wheeleri – Common Sotol
- Fouquieria splendens – Ocotillo
- Nolina microcarpa – Sacahuista
- Yucca baccata – Banana Yucca
- Yucca elata – Soaptree Yucca
- Yucca madrensis – Sierra Madre Yucca