Datura flower. White Mountains, Inyo National Forest, California, USA.
A Datura flower blooms in the White Mountains, Inyo National Forest, near Big Pine, California, USA. The Datura genus is in the Potato (Solanaceae) Family, also known as the Deadly Nightshade Family. Its large, white, trumpet-shaped flowers bloom March through November. Corollas are up to 6 inches long, have 5 teeth and are often tinged with purple or lavender around the edges. The flower opens after dusk then closes by mid-morning.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download