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."
this looks a fearsome weed
Seeding very well
Spiky fruits, small black numerous seeds inside
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