Chinese Thorn-Apple (Datura quercifolia)


Datura Quercifolia, or more commonly know as Chinese Thorn-Apple, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Datura. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Datura Quercifolia or Chinese Thorn-Apple's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arkansas, Arizona, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Datura
  • Family: Solanaceae
  • Order: Solanales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: SWSS

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