Texas Sotol

Texas Sotol Plant Information

Texas Sotol grows in the following 1 states:


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.

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 3-6ft.
Indigenous peoples of the region pit-bake the crowns to dry and pound them into flour in order to make bread.
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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