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Family: Agavaceae 

 Dasylirion wheeleri
 

Plant from Obesa Cacti Nursery ZA

  
Author:  Sereno Watson 1878
Family:  Agavaceae
Habitat:  Southern part of North America
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  25 centimetres
Height:  1,5 meter
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Blue Sotol, Grey Sotol, Sotol, Common Sotol, Desert Spoon, Desert Candle
   This member of the Agavaceae family was given this name by Sereno Watson in 1878. It is found in the southern part of North America, growing in a well drained soil with little to some water and lots of sun. The stem can grow to 25 centimetres in diameter, the plant up to one and a half meters height with a four meter inflorescent with white flowers.

Latin name in Greek means: Tufted lily.

It is dioecious.

Former a member of the Liliaceae family.