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Black Henbane | South Dakota Department of Agriculture

Black Henbane

(Hyoscyamus niger)

Roots: fleshy tap root

Stems: 1 to 3 feet tall; thick, coarse, and hairy

Leaves: alternate on stem; covered with fine, slightly sticky hairs

Flowers: large funnel shaped showy flowers are greenish-yellow with purple veins and dark purple centers

Origin: Europe and northern Africa