Thorn-apple: Stramonium: Devil's Trumpet.

Datura Stramonium. Nightshade Family. July - Sept.

A plant 1 - 5 feet tall. Found in fields, waste land. Nova Scotia to Gulf, west beyond the Mississippi Naturalized from Asia.

Flowers

White, about 4 inches long, trumpet-shaped, with 5 sharply-pointed lobes. Fruit large, egg-shaped, covered with spines.

Leaves

Coarsely toothed and angled, rank-smelling.

Asters

See page 304.