Friday, 6 December 2013

Hyoscyamus albus

Hyoscyamus albus White henbane

Beleño blanco
This plant is native to the Mediterranean and north Africa. It grows to 50cms and flowers from April to September. It is toxic as it contains Hyoscyamine which has been used as a narcotic in anaesthetics and also as an aphrodisiac!

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