Black Henbane
Hyoscyamus niger

Black Henbane adult
As either an annual or biennial, black henbane grows one to three feet tall.
 Black Henbane rosette
Leaves have pointed lobes and prominent veins.
Weed Infestation
Black Henbane 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.
Black Henbane flower
Off-white flowers with purple centers and veins are one to two inches wide. Bloom occurs in late spring.
Pineapple Shaped Seedpods
Black Henbane seed pods
Each flower produces a pineapple shaped fruit. Each fruit has five lobes and contains hundreds of tiny black seeds.
Long taproot
Black Henbane taproot