Angel’s Trumpet

Datura wrightii

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  • Angel’s Trumpet | Angel's Trumpet (Datura wrightii) in Arches National Park. Photo: NPS
  • Angel’s Trumpet | Angel's Trumpet (Datura wrightii) in Arches National Park. Photo: NPS
  • Angel’s Trumpet | Angel's Trumpet (Datura wrightii) in Arches National Park. Photo: NPS
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Basic Information

Other names

Sacred Thorn-Apple

Order

Solanales

Family

Solanaceae

Size

1-5 ft

Leaf Color

Green

Leaf Arrangement

Alternate

Blooming Season

Spring - Fall

Bloom Color

White

Attracts

Bees

Danger

Warning! This plant is highly poisonous to humans and animals and can be be lethal if consumed!

Angel’s Trumpet Habitat

Angel's Trumpet (Datura wrightii) thrives from Texas through the southwestern United States, north through Yosemite National Park. It requires plenty of sun and a fair amount of water with well-drained soil.

Angel’s Trumpet Facts

Angel's Trumpet (Datura wrightii) has large "trumpet" shaped white blooms that smell horrible. Its foliage is quite sturdy and a deep green. Angel's Trumpets narcotic properties made it important for religious ceremonies of some Native American Tribes.

Angel’s Trumpet Distribution



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