Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Annual

Non-native? presumably introduced from Mexico or Central America
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in fields, pastures, disturbed areas, esp common in severely over-grazed pastures, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White/Lavender
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-sided synsepalous calyx
5-lobed funnelform corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Solanales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Datura stramonium   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Datura stramonium   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 165-08-001:
Datura stramonium   FAMILY Solanaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Jimsonweed