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dmcdevitt
Schroon Lake, NY
(Zone 4a)

November 26, 2009
3:09 PM

Post #7311463

THis is its seed pod...there were lots of these spiny pods and millions of seeds.

The plant itself has a big thick hollow stem, gets about 5' tall here, and has little trumpet shaped flowers. It was interesting, but I have no idea where it came from and given the vigorous growth and huge seed production, fear that it is an invasive.

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2vernes
Blytheville, AR
(Zone 7a)

November 27, 2009
4:40 AM

Post #7312761

Could it be a Datura? It has trumpet shaped flowers but the blooms aren't little. Laverne
dmcdevitt
Schroon Lake, NY
(Zone 4a)

November 27, 2009
4:49 PM

Post #7313782

It IS datura!! It was pretty but after seeing its vigor I wondered if I should let it grow. I have lots of seeds, maybe I'll grow ONE again next year!

Thanks for the guess. I didn't even know where to start!
cowpea123
Coushatta, LA

December 6, 2009
4:01 AM

Post #7340452

Does it have large flowers?
NYVOICES99
Corning, NY
(Zone 5a)

January 29, 2010
12:13 AM

Post #7506699

I had them( white ones) reseed for a few years, then they never came back:( I don't think they will go wild on you & the babies are easy to move or get rid of if you do it early. My sister hated them popping up all over, I liked it. :)Anita
dmcdevitt
Schroon Lake, NY
(Zone 4a)

January 29, 2010
12:32 AM

Post #7506763

Maybe I'll start some of the seed I saved. It was a cool plant! And not much goes hogwild in this climate.
NYVOICES99
Corning, NY
(Zone 5a)

January 29, 2010
12:39 AM

Post #7506783

Oh, I know, only the weeds go hog wild on us:)

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