All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Oak-leaf Thornapple</strong>
<em>Datura querifolia</em> / Nightshade Family
White Sands NM
Oct. 1, 2008

I found this plant growing at the edge of the White Sands Visitor Center. It is a smaller-flowered relative of the beautiful Sacred Da...
Oak-leaf Thornapple
Datura querifolia / Nightshade Family
White Sands NM
Oct. 1, 2008

I found this plant growing at the edge of the White Sands Visitor Center. It is a smaller-flowered relative of the beautiful Sacred Datura, so I would imagine it is poisonous too. Two of the spiky seedpods are visible at the top of the photo, slightly out of focus.


clr: 8-v

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