October Botanical

October Botanical Tina Tarrant

 

Thornapple

Family: Solanaceae

Latin: Datura stamonium.

 

Dull yellow furry herb

Your purple veins bring life into you.

As a fetish for love potions

You are said to be superb.

 

Of fetid odour a warning of your skill

In Shakespeare’s Hamlet

His father you did kill.