Jimpsom or jimson weed was appartently brought to America by the English to Jamestown. It is actually "datura" , google that.
was apparently bougt to the A mericas by the
Ever had it before? Well you got it again.
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I know. They grow it here in Central Illinois as an ornamental in the front yards of the older sections of town. They call it "angel trumpets", and I doubt whether folks know, or care, that it's poisonous. Children have gotten very sick from putting the "angel trumpets" in their mouths to suck the nectar.