Calflora
Taxon  Report   2621 
Datura stramonium  L.
Jimson weed,  Jimsonweed
Datura stramonium
© 2005 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
More photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Datura stramonium
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Datura stramonium
© 2004 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org
Datura stramonium, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Datura stramonium
© 2004 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org
Family: SOLANACEAE  
Genus: Datura
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Datura stramonium var. tatula
PLANTS: Datura tatula
More information about  Datura stramonium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on PlantID.net

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (DAST)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2018).

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