Jimsonweed (Datura stramonium L.)
Jamestown Weed, Thorn Apple, Devil's Trumpet, Mad Apple, Stink Weed
Additional images of Jimsonweed
Jimsonweed is a stout, coarse annual herb 2 to 5 feet tall, with spreading branches. It has a pale-green stem and large, ovate, green or purplish, strong-scented leaves, coarsely toothed on their margins. Its flowers are large, white, and tubular, 2 to 4 inches long, and set on short stalks in the axils of branches. Its circular seeds, about 1/8 inch across, are contained in a hard, prickly capsule which, when ripe, splits lengthwise into four parts.
| Distribution | Conditions of poisoning | Control | Toxic principle | Clinical signs |
| Plant Lists: Scientific or Common | Veterinary Medicine Library | UIUC Library |