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Angel Trumpet, Datura wrightii, Jimsonweed, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Sacred Thorn Apple, Sacred datura, Thorn apple


This is Jimsonweed, a member of the Nightshade family. It is highly toxic to humans and animals. Flowers open from evening to early morning.

Eryngium leavenworthii, Eryngo, False purple thistle, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Leavenworth's eryngo

Eryngo Flower

I photographed this Eryngo flower last week at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. I thought it important to show the plant detail.

Big Bend National Park, Flowers

Tree Cholla

I returned from my trip to Big Bend NP with hundreds of photos to process. In the meantime, I’ll share a Tree Cholla flower that we found along Highway 118.