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Hello, my name is Calen Hart and I am a student at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse. Currently, While completing my undergraduate in Biomedical Sciences, I am also serving in the Wisconsin Air National Guard. I hope that this website has given you a greater understanding of the species Datura stramonium. Personally, the medicinal stories, as well as  the controversies, behind jimson weed made it a fascinating study. Also, being that its not one of those plants that only explorers run across in the depths of the rainforest adds to its curiosity. Continue to facts page to read some funny stories, and also if your feeling up to the challenge try to pick out which pictures are and are not Datura stramonium. With a little practice and help of this site, you should be able to find and identify this beautiful, dangerous, and thriving species.

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