Jimsonweed, Datura metaloides

Datura metaloides



Seed Pod

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Family: Solanaceae, Nightshade/Potato Family
Plant Size: Generally less than 48" (1.3 M) in our area.
Blooms in:Spring to Fall
Habitat Preferred: Roadsides, washes
Photo(s) taken at: Peck's Lake (plant and flower) 8/15/99 and Verde River (seed pod) 9/15/99
Bloom Color: White
Other Common Names: Sacred Datura, Thorn Apple, Giant Jimson
Origin: Native
Comments: This plant is extremely toxic if ingested. No part of the plant is non-toxic!
Further Reference & Sources: "A Field Guide to the Plants of Arizona", Anne Orth Epple, 1995, Falcon Press
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