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.
White, about 4 inches long, trumpet-shaped, with 5 sharply-pointed lobes. Fruit large, egg-shaped, covered with spines.
Coarsely toothed and angled, rank-smelling.
See page 304.