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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Moonflower

Night-blooming 'Sacred Datura'. the plant, a volunteer in my patio, quickly grew to enormous size (>9 feet across) and every evening put out a few new flowers, also huge, nearly a foot-long, with very silky white flowers, which would disappear the next morning.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2017
Date Uploaded: 07.2018
Photo Location: Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D5100
Copyright: © james burton