Solanaceae Datura wrightii Regel

Sacred Thornapple

Hopi - Drug, Poison

Use documented by:
Whiting, Alfred F., 1939, Ethnobotany of the Hopi, Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin #15, page 89

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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: Hopi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Poison
Notes: Plant sometimes fatal and given to a person 'who is mean' to cure 'meanness.'

RECRD: 84954 id: 12175