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Tucson Plants
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Sacred Datura (Datura meteloides)
sacred daturaDESCRIPTION: Also called Datura wrightii. Perennial to 4'. Flowers white, petals fused into long tube to 6" long. Seed is spiny to 2" wide. Leaves are heart-shaped to 6" long. Solanaceae (Nightshade or Potato) Family.
NATURAL HISTORY: Poisonous (all parts)! Flowers bloom April to November. Frequently seen along roads or in washes. Flowers are open at night and closed during most of the day.

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