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

<strong>Sacred Datura</strong>
<em>Datura wrightii</em> / Nightshade Family
<u>Navajo Name</u> - Ch'óhjilyééh
Arches NP
October 5, 2005<br>
This is a very large white flower that, like its relative Jimsonweed, blooms between dusk and dawn. It w...
Sacred Datura
Datura wrightii / Nightshade Family
Navajo Name - Ch'óhjilyééh
Arches NP
October 5, 2005

This is a very large white flower that, like its relative Jimsonweed, blooms between dusk and dawn. It was once used by western Native Americans to induce visions. Being a member of the Nightshade Family, it contains poisons.


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