jimsonweed


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jimsonweed

[′jim·sən‚wēd]
(botany)
Datura stramonium. A tall, poisonous annual weed having large white or violet trumpet-shaped flowers and globose prickly fruits. Also known as apple of Peru.
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New leaves sprout quickly, and life goes on for the jimsonweed.
In the outdoor location described by the stew preparer, the horticulture expert identified jimsonweed plants with recent cutting marks.
Also known as thorn apple because of the spiny fruit and moonflower because of its night blooming white flower, the name jimsonweed stems from what occurred in 1676.
1, 13) There are many beautiful flowers and ornamentals as petunia and Angel's trumpet, luscious vegetables, important medicinal drugs, such as atropine (dilates eye pupil), belladonna (relieves spasms, stimulates heart), and scopolamine (in sleeping pills), tobacco, and the many poisonous plants, such as Jimsonweed (Datura stramonium), deadly nightshade (Solanum nigrum), and the foul smelling henbane (Hyoscyamus niger).
Biological activities of fumonisins, mycotoxins from Fusarium moniliforme, in jimsonweed and mammalian cell cultures.
The fitness cost of triazine resistance in jimsonweed (Datura stramonium L.
Jimsonweed or angel's trumpet is a plant that has been ingested for recreational purposes.
However, on the positive side, we find that jimsonweed, a smelly member of the nightshade family and a bane of farmers, has a preferential uptake for plutonium; but not in my backyard, thank you.
That's about the time Kremer started looking for microbes that might combat velvetleaf, cocklebur, jimsonweed, and other weeds in cultivated crops of the Midwest and South.
The stewards heard ``sufficient evidence'' that the horses' feed was accidentally contaminated with jimsonweed, which produces the banned substance.
Accordingly, we crossed triazine-resistant and -susceptible populations of jimsonweed (Datura stramonium L.