What is another word for jimsonweed?

Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˈɪmsənwˌiːd] (IPA)

Jimsonweed is a toxic plant known for its hallucinogenic effects. It goes by various names depending on the region or country where it grows. In Latin America, it is called "toloache" or "hierba del diablo" which translates to "devil's herb". Its scientific name is "Datura stramonium", while in some parts of the world, it is simply referred to as "stramonium". In Europe, it's known as "thorn apple", owing to its spiny fruit pods. Other names for Jimsonweed around the globe include "mad apple", "stinkweed", "hell's bells", "witch's herb", and "zombie cucumber". Although these names may sound intriguing, it's important to remember that Jimsonweed is a hazardous plant that should be handled with care.

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Usage examples for Jimsonweed

Then Dilsie could sleep in the cabin, as she ought to on account of the jimsonweed in her phthisic pipe.
"The Tinder-Box"
Maria Thompson Daviess

Famous quotes with Jimsonweed

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    David Foster Wallace

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