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Hechtia texensis S. Wats.
Texas false agave, Guapilla
USDA Symbol: hete7
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May
TX Native Habitat:
Canyons, Hillsides/Slopes USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Rocky, Limestone-based, Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam
Attractive, Fall conspicuous, Accent tree
or shrub Use Wildlife:
Nectar-insects, Seeds-Small mammals Conspicuous Flowers:
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1100
Collected 2011-09-05 in Brewster County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Record Modified: 2009-02-20
Research By: TWC Staff