Native


Plants native to the United States. Most are native to the southwestern states; Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, but a few are native to the southeast and other regions of the country

Flower.
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Opuntia basilaris
Woodbury Beavertail Cactus, Trelease Beavertail Prickly Pear, Trelease's Beavertail Cactus, Short-joint Beavertail Cactus, Kern Beavertail Cactus, Elongated Beavertail Cactus, Branching Beavertail Cactus, Beavertail Prickly Pear, Beavertail Cactus, Bakersfield Beavertail Cactus
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Crassula ovata
Kekkei Bush, Jade Plant, Money Tree, Jade Tree, Dollar Plant, Lucky Plant, Friendship Tree, Japanese Rubber, Dwarf Rubber, Chinese Rubber, Cauliflower Ears, Baby Jade Plant, Pink Joy
4" pots.
4" pots.
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Wilcoxia poselgeri
Pencil Cactus, Lead Pencil Cactus, Dahlia Cactus, Dahlia Hedgehog Cactus
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Yucca gloriosa 'Marginata'
Tee Lily, Spanish Dagger, Spanish Bayonet, Soft Tipped Yucca, Sea Islands Yucca, Roman Candle, Palm Lily, Mound Lily Yucca, Lord's Candlestick, Glorious Yucca, Adam's Needle, Mound Lily

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Note: The brown, woody trunk at the bottom of this plant is normal for the species.
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Nopalea cochenillifera var. Variegata
Velvet Cactus, Warm Hand Cactus, Cochineal Cactus, Velvet Opuntia, Nopales Opuntia, Nopal Cactus
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Fouquieria diguetii var. Baja
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Yucca gloriosa 'Lone Star'
Lone Star Soapwort
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Nolina microcarpa
Bear Grass

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Agave leopoldii
Leopold Agave

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Fouquieria fasciculata
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Yucca carnerosana
Carneros Yucca, Giant Yucca, Giant Dagger, Spanish Dagger, Giant Spanish Dagger

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Cereus pentagonus
Triangle Plant, Night Blooming Cereus

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Dasylirion wheeleri
Blue Sotol, Sotol Wheeler, Common Desert Spoon, Saw Yucca, Desert Spoon, Spoon Flower, Common Sotol

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Opuntia erinacea
Bear Claw, Bear Claw Cactus, Opuntia Bear Claw

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Flower buds.
In full bloom.
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Echinocactus texensis
Horse Crippler, Devil’s Head, Candy Cactus, Devil's Pincushion

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Portulaca pilosa
Kiss me quick

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Nocturnal flower. Absolutely stunning.
Edible fruit. Commonly eaten raw, cooked or made into wine.
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Acanthocereus tetragonus
Triangle Plant, Night Blooming Cereus, Nun-tsutsui, Barbed Wire Cereus, Sword pear

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Lophocereus schottii monstrose
Totem Pole
4 inch pot specimens.
4 inch pot specimens.
Mature specimens.
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Echinocereus rigidissimus
Arizona Rainbow Hedgehog Cactus, Sonoran Rainbow Cactus, Arizona Rainbow Cactus, Rainbow Hedgehog Cactus

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Agave guiengola var. Marginata
Creme Brulee

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Agave macroacantha var. Pablo's Choice
Pablo's Choice

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Agave schidigera 'Shira ito no Ohi'
Queen of White-Thread Leaf Agave
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Agave mangave x mangave var. Mangave Bloodspot
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Astrophytum myriostigma var. Quadricostatum
Bishops Cap
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Agave Sharkskin
Sharkskin Agave

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Agave zebra

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Thelocactus bicolor
Glory of Texas, Texas Pride, Straw Spine Cactus
This species appearance is highly variable.
This species appearance is highly variable.
This species appearance is highly variable.
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Ariocarpus furfuraceus var. Wide Leaf
Living Rock Cactus, Wide Leaf
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Ariocarpus retusus
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Agave cornelius
Dwarf Variegated Century Plant, Quasimoto Agave, Agave Quasimoto

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Corporate Clients (The King hangs hard)

Movies:

RoboCop (1987)
RoboCop 2 (1990)
Hot Pursuit (2015)

Television:

USA Network's Queen of the South (2019)

Botanical Gardens:

New York Botanical Gardens
Oklahoma City Zoo/Botanical Gardens
Mercer Arboretum in Houston, Texas
Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Zoos:

Houston, TX Zoo
San Antonio, TX Zoo

Other Clientele:

Houston, TX Rodeo

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