a common weed in a wide variety of habitats
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
Viewed at 1136.
Viewed at 12:01 among Apache Plume
Viewed at 10/5 within an area of Franklin Mt. State Park behind the Border Patrol museum @ 1003. Terrain was sandy with some rocks. Had experienced heavy rainfall in weeks prior.
Thorn apple weed awareness!! in our red zone wastelands who is controlling them?
"Datura stramonium (thorn apple) and the related angel’s trumpet (Brugmansia candida) are two of the most dangerous plants in New Zealand."
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