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Sonoran Desert Plants
Datura discolor Bernhardi (Desert Datura, Sacred Datura, Thornapple, Western Jimson)

Crater Range

 

 Datura discolor Bernhardi

 Datura discolor Bernhardi

 Datura discolor Bernhardi

 Datura discolor Bernhardi

 Datura discolor Bernhardi

 Datura discolor Bernhardi

Habitat: washes, roadsides, disturbed areas
Life Form: forb,perennial
Leaf Description: opposite simple
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: Apr. to Nov.
Spines: spineless
Family: Solanaceae (nightshade family)
Abundance: common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A Flora of Southwestern Arizona. Part 20. Eudicots: Solanaceae to Zygophyllaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-52: 1-66. Published 4 August 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 9 (7.5 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Datura discolor Bernhardi (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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