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Dasylirion texanum

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Kingdom  Plantae
Clade  Monocots
Family  Asparagaceae
Scientific name  Dasylirion texanum
Rank  Species
Clade  Angiosperms
Order  Asparagales
Subfamily  Nolinoideae
Higher classification  Dasylirion
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Similar  Dasylirion, Dasylirion quadrangulatum, Dasylirion leiophyllum, Dasylirion wheeleri, Dasylirion serratifolium

Dasylirion texanum, the Texas sotol and sotol, is a monocot flowering plant native to central and southwestern Texas and in Coahuila state of northeastern Mexico, including the Chihuahuan Desert.

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Description

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The grass-like plant is typically smaller than other Dasylirions, with small crowns and trunks usually less than 1.5 feet, with long foliage reaching 3–6 ft.

Food

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Indigenous peoples of the region pit-bake the crowns to dry and pound them into flour in order to make bread.

Cultivation

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Dasylirion texanum is cultivated in by specialty plant nurseries and available as an ornamental plant for native plant, drought tolerant, natural landscape, and habitat gardens; and for ecological restoration projects.

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References

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