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Datura stramonium, Jimsonweed, Thorn Apple, Devil's apple

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Datura stramonium Lilac Throat

Datura stramonium

Jimsonweed, Thorn Apple, Devil's apple
Family: Solanaceae
Origin: America
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsPoisonous or toxic

Jimsonweed is occasionally grown as an ornamental. I allow a few volunteer plants in my yard and vegetable garden each year. They attract bees, butterflies and moths. The thorny fruit capsules are used in dried arrangements. Jimsonweed is grown commercially in Europe for the alkaloidal drug, hyoscyamine. It also contains the powerful alkaloids atropine and scopolamine.


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Datura stramonium - seeds

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The plant produces trumpet-shaped single pure white...  more
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