Hechtia texensis

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Scientific Name Hechtia texensis USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Texas False Agave, Guapilla ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad) SEINet Reference
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Description Desert habitat; leafy succulent shrub with flowering stalk up to several feet tall; leaves are greenish yellow, curling upward from base with sharp spine on tip and teeth along edge; sharp barbs on stalk; small white flowers. Photo shows the white blossoms. Texas Status

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