En Paco´s Nature Reserve
Thick stem, rect, leafy, smooth, and pale yellowish-green in color
Flowers open in the evening to attract night-flying moths
Flower petals are white in color
Discharges powerful fragrance
Whole plant is poisonous
Seeds most active
Seed pod about the size of a gold ball, green with numerous spikes all around
In bloom. Photo by Regan Winston
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Viewed at 12:01 among Apache Plume
Datura is a genus of nine species of vespertine flowering plants belonging to the family Solanaceae. They are known as angel's trumpets, sometimes sharing that name with the closely related genus Brugmansia, and commonly as daturas. They are also sometimes called moonflowers, one of several plant species to be so. Its precise and natural distribution is uncertain, owing to its extensive cultivation and naturalization throughout the temperate and tropical regions of the globe. Its distribution within...