Common Thorn Apple
The Common Thorn Apple is an annual shrub that grows up to 1,5 metres with sparsely hairy to smooth, green, brown or purple stems. The leaves are dark green or purple on the upper surface and paler underneath. They are sparsely hairy and have an unpleasant odour. Solitary white, mauve or purplish funnel-shaped flowers appear from October to March followed by brown hardened fruit capsules covered with slender spines. The seeds and other parts of this plant are poisonous to livestock and humans.