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Native Roots: American agave in Denton produces spectacular flower stalk

Native Roots: American agave in Denton produces spectacular flower stalk

One attraction for the Hancock family when they were house hunting in Denton was the large American agave plants at the front entrance to what eventually became their home. These plants are taller than the tallest of the Hancock family members — Seth, who stands 6-foot, 3 inches. And that's before one of the plants started to send up a very large flower stalk this spring.

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