Datura inoxia Mill.
Solanaceae (Potato Family)
Synonym(s): Datura fastuosa, Datura innoxia, Datura metel, Datura meteloides
USDA Symbol: dain2
Perennial rootstock with annual top to 1 meter in height. Stems and leaves, especially new growth, densely villous. Flowers large, funnelform, white, tinged purple. Seed capsules ovate, studded with spines.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual , Perennial
Habit: Herb , Shrub
Root Type: Tuberous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Ovate
Leaf Pubescence: Villose
Leaf Margin: Dentate , Entire
Leaf Apex: Acuminate , Acute
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Size Notes: To 1 meter.
Size Class: 1-3 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Native Distribution: Texas, Mexico, Central and South America.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Datura inoxia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Datura inoxia in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2010-03-16
Research By: JAM