John's Nature Pictures

Jimson Weed

California's largest wildflower goes by many names around the country. Some common names include: ditch weed, stink weed, western jimsonweed, toloache, toluaca, loco weed, Korean morning glory, datura, Jamestown weed, thorn apple, sacred thorn apple, hairy thorn-apple, Chinese thorn-apple, angel's trumpet, devil's trumpet, devil's snare, devil's seed, mad hatter, crazy tea, moonflower, and malpitte. Sounds nice?  Datura wrightii (Nightshade Family)

Picture #446 -  copyright © 2008 by John Sherman


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