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Family: BROMELIACEAE 

 Hechtia texensis
 
  
Author:  Sereno Watson 1885
Family:  Bromeliaceae
Habitat:  Texas, Northern Mexico
Soil:  Limestone, Mix
Water:  Minimum-Medium
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  18 centimetres
Height:  80 centimetres
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Offsets
Pop names:  Texas False Agave, Big Bend Hechtia
Synonyms:  Hechtia scariosa L.B. Sm.
This member of the Bromeliaceae family was given this name by Sereno Watson in 1885. It is found in Texas and Northern Mexico. It grows in limestone or an other well drained soil with little water and some to lots of sun. The caudex van grow to 18 centimetres, the whole plant up to 80 centimetres. The tiny flowers are white.