Agave americana is a flowering plant species that is native to Mexico and Texas. Also known as the century plant, maguey, or American aloe.
Agave americana is evergreen. Grows a large, green-gray leaves. The plant can grow as tall as 6 feet. low maintenance.
Agave americana is said to be a medicinal plant that can be used to treat physical ailments. The sap of the Agave leaf is antiseptic and has been used as a topical treatment to prevent infection of wounds and burns.
Agave americana is also the plant that's used to make tequila.