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Jimson Weed

(Datura stramonium)

Native plant. Weedy shrub to 4 feet with stout stems and foul-smelling leaves. Leaves are large and oval with wavy edges. They are up to 6 inches long. The trumpet shaped flowers are large (6 inches) and showy, varying in color from white to purple. The fruit is a round prickly capsule to 2 inches in diameter.

Poisonous Parts: 
All parts, particularly the seeds and leaves
Originally posted: Oct 17, 2014
Last updated: Oct 17, 2014