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Black Henbane
Hyoscyamus niger
 
Rosette

Leaves have pointed lobes and prominent veins.
Adult

As either an annual or biennial, black henbane grows one to three feet tall.
Flower

Off-white flowers with purple centers and veins are one to two inches wide. Bloom occurs in late spring.
Weed Infestation

Black henbane is a native plant of Europe commonly found in waste areas, pastures, along rights-of-way, and fence lines. It is poisonous to both animals and humans. However, it has medical use in controlled circumstances.
Pineapple Shaped Seedpods

Each flower produces a pineapple shaped fruit. Each fruit has five lobes and contains hundreds of tiny black seeds.
Long taproot
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