Jimson Weed - Get the Facts! | Illinois Poison Center 

Jimson Weed - Get the Facts!

Nov 23, 2020
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Jimson Weed, (scientific name Datura stramonium) is a toxic  plant found all over Illinois.  Some of its other common names include devil’s trumpet, thorn apple,  Jamestown weed, stinkweed, and  locoweed.

 

This plant grows throughout Illinois, either wild or as part of a planned landscape.  It has a beautiful flower that inspired Georgia O’Keeffe to paint some of her most ambitious works.

 

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Keywords: jimson weed, plants
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