Sacred datua, Datura innoxia Mill., native
- a dicot in the Solanaceae family -
also called "thornapple" and Angel Trumpets
Sacred datura has large gray-green leaves, produces large white trumpet flowers all summer and into fall each pollinated flower produces a thornapple full of toxic seeds
common troughout preserve - seeds are toxic
Sacred datura is one of the most photographed California wildflowers. Any wonder!
The pure and innocent looking blossom produces deadly seeds when pollinated
Sacred datura grows to 2-3 feet tall and can spread over a 5-6 foot area
October's cooler temperatures bring out an extra beauty in the datura blossoms.

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