Agave asperrima succulents is native to south west United States (Texas) and Mexico. It grows on plains, rocks and canyons on sandy, stony soils, as well as sedimentary soils, most often limestone, among desert shrubs at altitudes of 500-1500 meters above sea level.It is a medium or large-sized plant with thick blue-gray 90 cm long, and 9 to 18 cm wide at the widest point towards the middle and deeply guttered lengthwise with a tapering tip ending in a long dark brown spine and with large teeth along the margins.Rough Agave blooms in the summer. The flowers are bright yellow in peduncles of a 4.5 m tall spike. There are 14–18 upright flowers with a diameter of 6–8 cm. The perianth is yellow, the tube is cylindrical, the petals are straight, of almost the same length, 18–26 mm. The stamens protrude from the flower, the filaments are yellow, 5–6.5 cm long, the anthers are also yellow, 24–30 mm in height.