Tequila Agave, Texas

Agave, Big Bend National Park, Texas

Another plant common in southern Texas is the agave, known as tequila or blue agave. Technically it is an "agave tequilana" although in Texas it may be better known as a blue agave since Mexico has claimed exclusive international rights to the word "tequila" and even stipulates which regions of the country the liquor may be made. The plant grows at high altitudes in … [Read more...]