National Geographic : 1988 Apr
'i)Mz , Sn; cultivated by flower children of the 1960s for its LSD content. Avoided by Indians for its reputed supernatural properties, sacred datura can induce hallu cinations and even death. Wildflowers Across America (P Diminutive verbena is prized by gardeners for its color. Bright Arizona caltrop resembles pop pies. Pollen from the male stalk of the desert spoon is wind borne to a female plant stalk. In Mexico, mescal sap is used to make liquor. Barrel and pincushion cac tuses store water in their succu lent stems. Desert marigolds are brilliant by the roadside. 505 'IIh. VLJ *. F' '~; L " :: C. PBYsr~lC; C . . .