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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Datura stramonium L.
Jimson weed, Jimsonweed

Datura stramonium
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Solanaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Assumed to be Cultivated

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Presumed Extirpated

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Reported in 1884 by J. Cosmo Melvill for the island of Key West. There are no subsequent reports.

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Datura stramonium has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland


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Datura stramonium
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Datura stramonium
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Datura stramonium
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr