Taxon  Report   2622 
Datura wrightii  Regel
Jimsonweed,  Sacred thorn apple, Toluaca
Datura wrightii
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Datura wrightii
© 2003 Michael Charters
Datura wrightii
© 2004 Heath McAllister
Datura wrightii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Datura wrightii
© 2007 Lynn Watson
Genus: Datura
Coastal Sage Scrub, Valley Grassland, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Datura inoxia ssp. quinquecuspida
PLANTS: Datura metel var. quinquecuspida
PLANTS: Datura meteloides
More information about  Datura wrightii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2016).

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