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Sep 15, 2020 7:20 PM CST
Name: Mj Neal
Denison, Texas
found these the other day but I have no idea what they are. They are light blue on the tips and they smell heavenly. Would you have any clue as to what they are?
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Sep 15, 2020 7:35 PM CST
Name: Paul
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Datura, also known as Jimson Weed. Pretty but can be poisonous to grazing animals.
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Sep 15, 2020 7:51 PM CST
Name: Mj Neal
Denison, Texas
The leaves aren't the same
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Sep 15, 2020 8:05 PM CST
Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
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Google and look at the numerous varieties of Datura. Some have leaves that look just like your pictures. Two are Datura Metel Alba and Datura innoxia.
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Sep 15, 2020 8:10 PM CST
Name: Mj Neal
Denison, Texas
Thats exactly what I did. Its in the nightshade family. Its just not jimson weed. 😊 thanks!
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Sep 15, 2020 8:14 PM CST
Name: Paul
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We will have to agree to disagree. I am familiar with Deadly Night Shade and when I google it I didn't see anything that looked like your pictures. Shrug! Shrug!
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Sep 15, 2020 8:19 PM CST
Name: Mj Neal
Denison, Texas
I never said you were wrong. I was saying thank you because I wouldn't have figured out what it was without starting somewhere.
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Sep 15, 2020 8:26 PM CST
Name: Paul
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Google Texas Noxious weeds Jimson. There are pictures that look just like yours. Enough said.......
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Sep 15, 2020 8:32 PM CST
Name: Mj Neal
Denison, Texas
I get that, but pictures can be misidentified, I looked on a plant identification website and in the description it said that jimson weed has oak type leaves. These are not oak type leaves. I appreciate your help again thank you.
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Sep 15, 2020 8:41 PM CST
Name: Mj Neal
Denison, Texas
Soooooo we were literally talking about the same plant 🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂
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Sep 15, 2020 11:40 PM CST
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That's the problem with using common names like Jimson Weed. It is applied to several species of datura. Datura is the genus, here is our database listing of several.

https://garden.org/plants/brow...

Here is one Paul mentioned in our database, notice the long list of common names. It's the genus and species names that distinguish them from each other.

Jimson Weed (Datura innoxia)
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Sep 16, 2020 12:06 AM CST
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Datura innoxia - Angel's Trumpet
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Sep 16, 2020 1:47 PM CST
Name: stone
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You know, If a bunch of us click 'thumbs up' on angel's trumpet, we can get the name to change... and the site will stop calling it Jimpson weed...

Jimpson weed is more commonly datura stramonium.



And... wouldn't you know... there's a picture of datura inoxia misplaced on the datura stramonium link!
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Sep 16, 2020 4:20 PM CST
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Click on 'Devil's Trumpet' as the brugmansia is more commonly known as Angel's Trumpet.
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Sep 16, 2020 4:46 PM CST
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Concur. Among us uneducated folks. Devil's trumpet points UP. Angels Trumpet points DOWN. That is the way we differentiate.
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Sep 16, 2020 5:45 PM CST
Name: Mj Neal
Denison, Texas
Thanks everybody 😘
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Sep 16, 2020 5:53 PM CST
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Sep 20, 2020 12:39 AM CST

It looks like my moonflower. See this site for more info: https://www.gardeningknowhow.c...
It can be a vine as the article says, I haven't put a trellis up yet.
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Sep 20, 2020 1:26 AM CST
Name: Stefan
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Datura inoxia.
Large white trumpet flowers and spiny seed pods would indicate genus, red stem and non jagged leaves indicate species.

stramonium is generally smaller and has jagged leaves.

Angels trumpet is the related genus Brugmansia, main difference is the flowers hang downward and are often tinted in shades or red and yellow as opposed to plain white and purple


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Sep 20, 2020 7:19 AM CST
Name: Janine
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janderson97 said:It looks like my moonflower. See this site for more info:https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/vines/moonflower/growing-moonflowers.htm
It can be a vine as the article says, I haven't put a trellis up yet.

'Moonflower' is another common name that creates confusion. Some folks use it to name Datura (like in this post). Datura isn't a vine and doesn't climb. Moonflower (Ipomoea alba) (morning glory) is the one that vines/climbs.

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