Moon Flowers Illegal
Jimson weed blooms at night and it grows all across american even in your backyard.
Moon flowers illegal. The moonflower the facts. The fact that both have a similar chemical structure means they share similar psychedelic effects as well. Sow outside in. You won t be bothered by the law if you grow this plant which can climb up to 31 feet but the extraction of lsa from the seeds is absolutely illegal.
Within an hour of ingesting the moonflower plant symptoms begin. Deep in my heart i think the police will not go after a person growing it merely as part of an ornamental garden. Heart rate and blood pressure can climb mouths can become dry. Moonflower is one of the most romantic plants you can grow in a garden.
The datura that is illegal here is datura stramonium which i also think is a native plant in this state. Just for your information lsa stands for lysergic acid amide which was a precursor to lsd. The species ipomoea alba is a native of tropical and sub tropical parts of south and central america as well as florida. You can google and read about its abuse and misuse generally by teenagers looking to get high.
Moonflower ipomoea alba this vining plant is a fast growing vine great near and entrance or under a window. Moonflower has been used for centuries as an intoxicant and medicinal herb according to san francisco state university. Reseeding perennials that bloom 3 4 inch white fragrant flowers at nightfalll and shrivel by morning. The flowers unfold very quickly and that in itself is an event worth waiting for.
Ingesting the plant causes agitation confusion and hallucinations. Several varieties of moonflower also give off a lemon fragrance when its flowers are open. We brought moonflower seeds from mom s garden in iowa. Annual blooms summer to fall.
The large trumpet shape flowers unfurl in the evening and stay open until the sun rises. The ipomoea alba is part of the family convolvulaceae convulvulus which includes morning glory and the less welcome bindweed one of the more difficult to eradicate weeds of the temperate garden. That is why it is illegal. The oklahoma bureau of narcotic and dangerous drugs says teens are chewing it up to get high and it s legal.
10 20 vine prefers full sun.