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Thorn-apple (Datura inoxia)

Observed: 15th September 2012 By: geff.2007geff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

Different leaves and much larger flowers than the Thorn-apple (6" long)but smaller rounder fruit with spines. Ideas please.Seen growing on a street corner

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Thanks Rachy I think you are

Thanks Rachy I think you are right - my books only describe Thorn-apple as D. stramonium which as I say is very different in it's leaf form. It sounds very poisonous from your link - not at all St Trop!