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Greece Gr

Can anyone identify this? About 1.30 metres tall, it has a very similar look to an oleander, but the flowers are smaller and more delicate and it has these strange bladders arising from the stem like prickly lemons.




Datura, probably stramonium, known as jimsonweed or thornapple.

Toxic so don't eat it (not that you were planning to.) Lots of hysteria about it on the web.

If you don't want it just pull it up and stick it on the compost.

18 Aug, 2011


Thank you!

18 Aug, 2011


I don't think that it's Datura - the leaves are wrong and Datura doesn't flower in clusters.
Don't know what it is though............

18 Aug, 2011



I think the leaves are a different plant.

18 Aug, 2011


However, a Datura flowers at the intersection of branches and never in a cluster.
Also, the flowers are smaller than an Oleander.........

18 Aug, 2011


It's a kind of milkweed....Maybe Asclepias physocarp, or one of its kin.

18 Aug, 2011


The man strikes again!

19 Aug, 2011


Oops. my mistake. I thought there were two plants in the picture. Sorry for misleading you.

19 Aug, 2011

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