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longspine thornapple
Datura ferox
Datura ferox
longspine thornapple Nightshade Family
Datura ferox Solanaceae
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English common names
  •longspine thornapple
  •fierce thornapple
Spanish common names
  •cardo cuco
accepted scientific name
  •Datura ferox L.
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  •Datura ferox (133)
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.6 to 2.4 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of October thru end of April
Likely from China

How Likely at this Location (28%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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