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Maya, the agave Americana has reached her final hour as the tallest plant in the conservatory’s desert room.
Maya, the agave Americana has reached her final hour as the tallest plant in the conservatory’s desert room.Photo: Chicago Park District

Even though a part of the "century plant" is being preserved, the plant's primary caretaker said it is hard to say goodbye. "It's bittersweet. She was a lot of good energy," he said.

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