Big Bend National Park in Brewster County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Big Bend National Park
The agave lechuguilla grows only in the Chihuahuan Desert. Bladed like a cluster of daggers, lechuguilla thrives in gravelly soil with less than ten inches of precipitation a year. Look for this needle-tipped plant along the short trail.
Erected by National Park Service, US Department of Interior.
Location. 29° 10.93′ N, 102° 57.665′ W. Marker is in Big Bend National Park, Texas, in Brewster County. Marker is on Park Route 12. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Big Bend National Park TX 79834, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rock Art at Hot Springs (approx. 2.3 miles away); Boquillas Canyon (approx. 2.4 miles away).
Categories. • Horticulture & Forestry •
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