Taxon  Report   2622    
Datura wrightii  Regel
Jimsonweed,  Sacred thorn apple, Toluaca
Datura wrightii
© 2018 Matt Berger
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Datura wrightii
© 2003 Michael Charters
Datura wrightii
© 2017 David Wolfson
Datura wrightii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Datura wrightii
© 2018 Matthew Harvey
Genus: Datura
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Valley Grassland, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
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.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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 23, 2019).