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Texas False Agave (Hechtia texensis)

  • Texas False Agave (Hechtia Texensis) http://www.sagebud.com/texas-false-agave-hechtia-texensis
    Credit: Stan Shebs | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Texas False Agave (Hechtia Texensis) http://www.sagebud.com/texas-false-agave-hechtia-texensis
    Credit: Stan Shebs | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
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Hechtia Texensis, or more commonly know as Texas False Agave, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Hechtia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Hechtia Texensis or Texas False Agave's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the state of Texas.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Hechtia
  • Family: Bromeliaceae
  • Order: Bromeliales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)




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