Dasylirion texanum Scheele

Common name: Texas sotol

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Dasylirion texanum Dasylirion texanum
This plant is at the LBJ Wildflower Center, in Austin. The inflorescence is a 2-4 m stalk with green to pale yellow flowers. You can D. texanum flowers here: Wildflower Center Dasylirion pictures  
Dasylirion leaf Dasylirion leaf
Here you can see the patterns of one leaf imprinted on another leaf, as well as the sharp antrorse prickles.