If you've driven along Boundary Street near Beaufort Town Center in Beaufort you may have noticed this strange-looking tree growing out of a middle of a cactus-type plant. The "tree" is actually the blooming stalk of the Agave americana, known as the century plant and can grow nearly 30 feet tall.
If you've driven along Boundary Street near Beaufort Town Center in Beaufort you may have noticed this strange-looking tree growing out of a middle of a cactus-type plant. The "tree" is actually the blooming stalk of the Agave americana, known as the century plant and can grow nearly 30 feet tall. Staff photo
If you've driven along Boundary Street near Beaufort Town Center in Beaufort you may have noticed this strange-looking tree growing out of a middle of a cactus-type plant. The "tree" is actually the blooming stalk of the Agave americana, known as the century plant and can grow nearly 30 feet tall. Staff photo

Century plant blooms on Beaufort's Boundary Street

July 09, 2013 3:37 PM