Solanaceae Datura wrightii Regel

Sacred Thornapple

Miwok - Drug, Hallucinogen

Use documented by:
Barrett, S. A. and E. W. Gifford, 1933, Miwok Material Culture, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 2(4):11, page 169

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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: Miwok
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hallucinogen
Notes: Root eaten to induce delirium which achieved supernatural power.

RECRD: 20216 id: 12201