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Black Henbane

Black Henbane

     Black Henbane
     Hyoscyamus niger

  • plant has foul odor

  • usually 1 to 3 feet in height

  • small flowers are brownish on the outside with purplish center and viens

  • leaves are coarsely toothed with stick hairs

  • grows best in sandy or well-drained soils

  • all parts of the plant are poisonous to live stock and humans when ingested