What is this and what should I do with it?

Discussion in 'Plants: Identification' started by GraceHO, Sep 11, 2006.

  1. GraceHO

    GraceHO Member

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    Northwest Indiana USA
    This plant intriques me. Please, someone tell me something about it. It is very large (around 4 feet tall and wide) and is growing next to the South side of the house. I can't get any grass seed to grow due to how fast the soil dries, but this plant has really taken off. I sure would like to now what it is and what to do about it before it goes to seed. Attached are some pictures.

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  2. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    THe climate this year has been perfect for Datura, it seems (and in many places). Here are a couple searches on the forums for you to check out: [SEARCH]Datura[/SEARCH] and [SEARCH]jimsonweed[/SEARCH].

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