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Location: Searcy County, Arkansas
Month of Photograph: July, September
Distribution Map: Datura stramonium - Distribution map Spacer
USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 16 January 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Spacer Guests can be assured that there is established evidence that this plant has been found in all of the green filled counties of Arkansas. However, the white filled counties should not be interpreted as counties in which this plant does not grow. They should instead be interpreted as counties which lack officially sanction evidence of the plants presence there.

Family: Solanaceae

Leaf and Flower

Datura stramonium - Flower and Leaf "
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Datura stramonium - Flower and Leaves Flower and Leaves

For a broad description of this species see the fact sheet from the online "Laboratory Guide to Archaeological Plant Remains From Eastern North Americas" by Gayle Fritz.

For more photographs of this species and text description, see Dan Tenaglia's grand web site "Missouri Plants". and Discover Life.

For more detailed herbal medicinal information see "A Modern Herbal" at Botanical.com by Mrs. M. Grieve.

Datura stramonium - Flower Frontal View Flower, frontal view
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Datura stramonium - Whole PlantWhole Plant
During colonial times this plant was known by the name "thornapple".
Datura stramonium - Stem Stem
Datura stramonium Leaf Tip Leaf Tip, abaxial
Datura stramonium - Leaf Base Leaf Base, abaxial
Datura stramonium - Fruit Fruit
Datura Stramonium - Fruit Fruit
Datura stramonium - Flower Stem and Calyx
Datura stramonium - Flower, Calyx and CorollaFlower, corolla and calyx
Datura Stramonium - Stem and Fruit Stem and Fruit