|Author: ||Sereno Watson 1878
part of North America
Sotol, Grey Sotol, Sotol, Common Sotol, Desert Spoon,
Dasylirion wheeleri var. wislizeni, Trel.
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 inflorescence with white flowers.
Latin name in Greek means: Tufted lily.
It is dioecious.
Former a member of the Liliaceae family.