Calflora
Taxon  Report   2622    
Datura wrightii  Regel
Jimsonweed,  Sacred thorn apple, Toluaca
Datura wrightii
© 2018 Hilary Tayeb
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Datura wrightii
© 2003 Michael Charters
Datura wrightii
© 2004 Heath McAllister
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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Bloom Period
Datura wrightii
© 2018 Japhia Huhndorf
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 PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (DAWR2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 19, 2018).

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