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Hairy thornapple (Datura wrightii)

Invasive Assessment | Impact Assessment

Scientific name: Datura wrightii Regel

Common name:

Hairy thornapple, Sacred datura, Sticky or Velvety datura.


In its natural range present in riparian forest, grassland, freshwater marsh, coastal and montane scrub and desert habitats (Calflora 2006 and Elle & Hare 2000). Invasive in disturbed areas, cropping and pastures and has also been reported in relation to vineyards (Parsons & Cuthbertson 2001 and Wistrom & Purcell 2005).
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