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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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What

Jimson Weed Datura stramonium

Observer

mike68lusk

Date

November 28, 2014

Description

a common weed in a wide variety of habitats

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Jimson Weed Datura stramonium

Observer

bluets15

Date

October 26, 2014 10:56 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

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

Photos / Sounds

What

Jimson Weed Datura stramonium

Observer

jennylynn1989

Date

October 31, 2014

Description

Viewed at 1136.

Photos / Sounds

What

Jimson Weed Datura stramonium

Observer

jennylynn1989

Date

October 31, 2014

Description

Viewed at 12:01 among Apache Plume

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Jimson Weed Datura stramonium

Observer

rangerrich

Date

November 1, 2014 08:40 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Jimson Weed Datura stramonium

Observer

jennylynn1989

Date

October 5, 2014

Description

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.

Photos / Sounds

What

Thorn-apple Datura stramonium

Observer

chamaeleo

Date

October 26, 2014 03:03 PM UTC

Description

Thornapple

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Observer

itchymoche

Date

October 23, 2014 07:30 AM EDT

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Observer

vinicop

Date

October 16, 2014 02:51 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Jimson Weed Datura stramonium

Observer

suemcgaw

Date

June 23, 2014

Place

Kaiapoi (Google, OSM)

Description

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."
http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/poisonous-plants-and-fungi/page-3

Photos / Sounds

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What

Thornapple (Datura stramonium) Datura stramonium

Observer

suemcgaw

Date

February 10, 2014

Description

this looks a fearsome weed

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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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