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Datura inoxia

Description:

Also known as Angel's Trumpet, Datura inoxia is an annual shrubby plant with dark green velvety leaves and white trumpet-like flowers. The flowers first grow upright, and later incline downward. The whole plant is extremely toxic as it contains alkaloids.

Habitat:

Grows on disturbed ground but is also cultivated as a garden ornamental.

Notes:

Maltese name: Sigret ir-Rizzi

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2 Comments

MarikaMartinez
MarikaMartinez 8 years ago

thank you LandmarkExpert!

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 8 years ago

pretty series!

MarikaMartinez
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MarikaMartinez

Malta, Malta

Spotted on May 27, 2013
Submitted on Jun 12, 2013

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