Solanaceae Datura wrightii Regel

Sacred Thornapple

Coahuilla - Drug, Poison

Use documented by:
Barrows, David Prescott, 1967, The Ethno-Botany of the Coahuilla Indians of Southern California, Banning CA. Malki Museum Press. Originally Published 1900, page 75

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Scientific name: Datura wrightii Regel
USDA symbol: DAWR2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sacred Thornapple
Family: Solanaceae
Family (APG): Solanaceae
Native American Tribe: Coahuilla
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Poison
Notes: Pulverized plant given with water to cause death and now almost wholly avoided.

RECRD: 84943 id: 12151