Return to the Native Plants Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Native Datura Wrightii Pics

Posted by central_cali369 z9b CA (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 11, 08 at 1:00

Here's a couple of pics of a native Datura Wrightii blooming from today. It came up last year and bloomed all summer and fall, but i hacked it back, and here it is today. Heres the native Datura Wrightii blooming, it came up last year and i hacked it back in the fall, then here it is now. I missed the first bloom, but these are just as nice. The following are some Mirabilis Jalapa, Bougainvillea Buttiana, and a Tillisandia Juncea that i recently mounted on the tree fern.





Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Native Datura Wrightii Pics

How pretty and how interesting. In searching I see that the USDA site says it is native to the lower 48 states, including Indiana. I don't find it in my Indiana Wild Flower Field Guide. I do however find Datura inoxia, and Datura stramonium, but both those are listed as 'introduced' and are non native.

Sue

Here is a link that might be useful: USDA Datura wrightii


 o
RE: Native Datura Wrightii Pics

Hey sue, apparently, Datura Wrightii is a different species that is native to northern Mexico and the Southwestern states, sometimes occuring as far north as Utah. I have seen this same species in Sasabe, Sonora, Mexico as well as throughout Arizona and California. I researched Datura Inoxia and the flower is apparently a bit longer than wrightii.


 o
RE: Native Datura Wrightii Pics

Thank You.

Sue


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Native Plants Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here