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  • English
    • Thorn-Apple
    • Jimson Weed
    • Thornapple
  • Scientific Names
    • Datura stramonium
  • Dutch
    • Doornappel
  • Unknown
    • jimsonweed
  • Seri
    • hehe-caróocot
  • Purépecha
    • kakareshku
  • Maya
    • mehen-x-toh-k'u
  • Mixe
    • taac-amai'ujts
  • Totonaco
    • tapa
  • Zapoteco
    • xolo
  • Spanish
    • Belladona
  • Náhuatl
    • azacapan-yxhua-tlazol-patli
  • Vermont Flora Codes
    • DATSTR
  • Portuguese
    • Figueira-do-inferno

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Recent observations

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Jimson Weed Datura stramonium

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heatherrainbow

Date

February 21, 2015 11:16 AM EST

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Jimson Weed Datura stramonium

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lisa_bennett

Date

January 27, 2015

Place

Carterton (Google, OSM)

Description

A plant with what looks like is going to be a large white flower. Growing on the side of the road.

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jimsonweed Datura stramonium

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srall

Date

January 22, 2015

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jimsonweed Datura stramonium

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bjoelle

Date

January 18, 2015

Description

Apparently totally out of place in this semi-coastal mixed evergreen environment. This shrub was in an open field parking lot.

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Jimson Weed Datura stramonium

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monatoledo

Date

the past

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Belladona Datura stramonium

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the past

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Jimson Weed Datura stramonium

Date

October 20, 2013

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Jimson Weed Datura stramonium

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anudibranchmom

Date

December 25, 2014 01:41 PM PST

Description

In a pumpkin patch.

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Jimson Weed Datura stramonium

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craig-frehill

Date

October 10, 2014 11:02 AM EDT

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Jimson Weed Datura stramonium

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mike68lusk

Date

November 28, 2014

Description

a common weed in a wide variety of habitats

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Jimson Weed Datura stramonium

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bluets15

Date

October 26, 2014 10:56 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Jimson Weed Datura stramonium

Observer

anaescareno

Date

October 5, 2014

Description

Thick stem, rect, leafy, smooth, and pale yellowish-green in color
Flowers open in the evening to attract night-flying moths
Flower petals are white in color
Discharges powerful fragrance
Whole plant is poisonous
Seeds most active
Seed pod about the size of a gold ball, green with numerous spikes all around

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Description from Wikipedia

Datura stramonium, known by the common names Jimson weed or datura, is a plant in the Solanaceae (nightshade) family, which is believed to have originated in the Americas, but is now found around the world. Other common names for D. stramonium include thornapple and moon flower, and it has the Spanish name Toloache

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