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|Family: Solanaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Datura||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Datura discolor Bernh.
Habit: Annual < 5 dm. Stem: gray-hairy. Leaf: 6--12 cm, 4--10 cm wide, widely ovate, coarsely toothed. Flower: erect; calyx 5--9 cm, 5-winged toward base, lobes 1--1.5 cm; corolla 10--16 cm, glabrous, white with purple markings in tube, lobes shallow; filaments 4.5 cm, anthers 5--6 mm; style 10--14 cm. Fruit: 4-valved, nodding, 35 mm wide, puberulent; prickles many, < 2 cm, weak. Seed: 3--3.5 cm, coarsely wrinkled, black with a white outgrowth near attachment scar. Chromosomes: n=12.
Ecology: Sandy, gravelly soils, washes; Elevation: < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: DSon; Distribution Outside California: Mexico. Flowering Time: Apr--Oct
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael H. Nee
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Previous taxon: Datura
Next taxon: Datura ferox
Citation for this treatment: Michael H. Nee 2017. Datura discolor, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=22380, accessed on January 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 23, 2017.