Datura wrightii

Jimson weed

  • Height:   3 ft - 5 ft
  • Life Cycle:   annual
  • Growth Type:   shrub
  • Flower Size:   large, >2 in
  • Flower Type:   solitary
  • Bloom Type:   summer
  • Flower Color:   white
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast - desert - inland - mountain
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Characteristics / Comments:   toxic/irritating - showy color
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   28,832
  • 2845

Taxon report data from Calflora

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Datura wrightii

Common Name:Jimsonweed

Datura wrightii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

US Distribution:
Plant Community(s):Coastal Sage Scrub, Valley Grassland, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alameda, Butte, Calaveras, ContraCosta, Colusa, Fresno, Glenn, Imperial, Inyo, Kings, Kern, Los Angeles, Madera, Marin, Mariposa, Mendocino, Merced, Mono, Monterey, Napa, Orange, Riverside, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Benito, Santa Clara, San Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, Shasta, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Tulare, Tuolumne, Ventura, Yolo

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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