Datura wrightii

Sacred Datura
Datura wrightii

Family: Nightshade (Solanaceae)
AKA: Jimson Weed, Sacred Thorn-apple
Photo taken on: September 25, 2009
Location: Bandelier Nat Mon, NM
Life Zones: Plains
Habitat: Trail sides, river banks

Grows to 3ft tall and sprawls to 4-5ft wide with large lobed leaves. Tubular flowers are 4" wide and 8" long and are fragrant.

All parts of this plant are highly POISONOUS . arrow

Datura wrightii - fruit



The spiny seed pod is 1 ½" across, the "thorn apple".

White/Cream Single Flowers