Sacred Datura

State/Province/Region
California
Town
Encinitas, California
Description

The Sacred Datura (Datura wrightii) is a very fascinating native wild plant of the southwest. A member of the Nightshade family, it is beautiful, beneficial and also very dangerous. It has medicinal qualities and it contains hallucinogenic alkaloids which have been used by native peoples in sacred ceremonies. But if used improperly, the plant is highly poisonous.

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May 8, 2017