Taxon  Report   2620    
Datura ferox  L.
Chinese thornapple
Datura ferox
© 2012 Jake Ruygt
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Datura ferox
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff
Datura ferox
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff
Datura ferox, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Datura ferox
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff
Genus: Datura
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Datura quercifolia

More information about  Datura ferox
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).