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Species profile—Datura stramonium (common thornapple)

Classification

Plantae (plants) → Equisetopsida (land plants) → SolanaceaeDatura stramonium (common thornapple)

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Species details

Kingdom
Plantae (plants)
Class
Equisetopsida (land plants)
Family
Solanaceae
Scientific name
Datura stramonium L.
Common name
common thornapple
WildNet taxon ID
17496
Alternate name(s)
thornapple
thornapples
stramonium
stinkweed
purple-flowered thornapple
mad apple
jimsonweed
jimson weed
Jamestown weed
false castor oil
devil's trumpet
castor oil plant
Conservation significant
No
Confidential
No
Endemicity
Introduced
Pest status
Environmental Weed

Other resources

The Australasian Virtual Herbarium (AVH)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=17496

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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