Agave americana, also known as the maguey, is a large succulent that is native to Mexico and the southern United States. It is grown for ornamental purposes and used to produce tequila and other alcoholic beverages. The plant has thick, fleshy leaves that grow in a rosette pattern and can reach up to 6 feet in length. It produces a tall flower spike that can reach up to 30 feet in height, and the plant dies after flowering. The leaves contain a sap that is used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of ailments.


(Agave Americano)



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