Weekend Plantidote 2012-08-18
jimsonweed, thorn apple, Jamestown weed, devil's trumpet, angel's trumpet, mad apple, stinkweed, apple of Peru
There are so many common names for this plant. It's a beautiful weed, but you probably don't want it in your garden if you have children or pets. All parts of this plant are poisonous. It contains: tropane alkaloids, hyoscyamine, hyoscine and atropine. Believe it or not, it has medicinal value (see: www.RXlist.com)
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