Solanaceae Datura wrightii Regel

Sacred Thornapple

Shoshoni - Drug, Hallucinogen

Use documented by:
Murphey, Edith Van Allen, 1990, Indian Uses of Native Plants, Glenwood, Ill. Meyerbooks. Originally published in 1959, page 50

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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: Shoshoni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hallucinogen
Notes: Decoction of root taken to become unconscious and have visions.

RECRD: 21091 id: 12225