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A succulent desert plant ("Agave lecheguilla") of Mexico, with pointed basal leaves and a tall flower spike. It is a principal source of ixtle.
- ‘Although the lechuguilla has proven to be quite interesting, I would never recommend it for the average garden.’
- ‘The Agave lechuguilla has yellow flowers with reddish tinge.’
- ‘The succulent, yellow-green rosettes of lechuguilla are widely suckering.’
- ‘Catclaw acacias, javelina bushes, lechuguillas and other thorny shrubs live up to the cowboy's old saying that everything on the desert either sticks, stings or stinks.’
- ‘In several areas along the waterway, springs support a rich wetland flora, yet on dry terraces only fifteen feet above the wetlands grow plants of the desert: lechuguilla, ocotillo, San Angelo yucca, and Turk's head.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.