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Datura stramonium var. tatula
Datura stramonium var. tatula
Jimson Weed
Photographer: William R. Hewlett
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 8266 3261 1073 0020 (1999-11-22)

Copyright © 1999 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Jul 31, 1963
  • latitude 37.26142   longitude -121.61749   max error distance 9236 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • georeferencing remarks Costa Field could not be found. Couldn't georeference more specifically than San Felipe Ranch, elevation did not help. Used google search to determine bounds of the ranch.
  • location   San Felipe ranch, edge of Costa field, 1000' (Santa Clara County, California, US)
  • family Solanaceae
  • notes   Purple Thorn-apple
  • CalAcademy slide #   WH 276
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Jimson Weed (CF, ITIS )
  • Look for Jepson Manual treatments, maps (University & Jepson Herbaria)
  • View Calflora record for Datura stramonium var. tatula
  • Check the Plants Database (USDA website)
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Ulf Eliasson    Jan 16, 2009

    Action: changed name from "Datura stramonium" to "Datura stramonium var. tatula "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Plants with violet stems and flowers are var. tatula. A generally accepted taxon."

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