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. Although the USDA Plants database treats this taxon as introduced in the US, other credible authorities list it as native to Texas.
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From the National Suppliers DirectoryAccording to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Wrights Nursery - Briggs, TX
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
NPSOT - Williamson County Chapter - Georgetown, TX
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Datura inoxia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Datura inoxia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Datura inoxia
MetadataRecord Modified: 2017-10-17
Research By: JAM