Plant ID forum: Is this a Moonflower?

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Name: Jeanne
Lansing, Iowa (Zone 5a)
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gardenglassgems
Jun 20, 2016 8:06 PM CST
I think I winter sowed the seed that produced this plant but I do not know for sure what it is. I am thinking that maybe it is a Moon Flower plant. Can anyone identify it for me?
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Name: Carol
Santa Ana,Ca. (Zone 10b)
Sunset zone 22
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ctcarol
Jun 20, 2016 8:12 PM CST
Sighing! common names... on my side of the country, Moonflower is usually a morning glory. I can see where this Datura could have the same common name though, and it's a pretty one. Looking at the leaves, I'm not sure it is Datura. Just looked it up and is appears to be Datura stramonium. (edited for spelling)
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purpleinopp
Jun 21, 2016 3:44 PM CST
Night-blooming Daturas are also often referred to as moonflowers.
Thorn Apple (Datura stramonium)
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