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Shoo-Fly Plant
Solanaceae
Nicandra physalodes


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Nicandra Genus
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Blue flowering plant
The blossom opens from these odd-shaped green buds and then turn into similar shaped seed pods.



Blue flowering plant
It grows to quite a size and is loaded with blossoms.



Blue flowering plant
The open blossom



Blue flowering plant
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  Identifier Research
Shoo-Fly Plant
gardengeek
June 08, 2012
Solanaceae
Nicandra physalodes
Web | Images | YouTube
Poisonous

Comment: Shoo-Fly Plant, Nicandra physalodes

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gardengeek
gardengeek
October 31, 2010
Shoo-Fly Plant
All Parts are poisonous.
gardengeek
gardengeek
October 31, 2010
Could be Nicandra physalodes

images.google.com images?q=Nicandra+physalodes
gardengeek
gardengeek
October 31, 2010
It looks like a type of Physalis, are there little berries inside? I've never seen one that had blue flowers though.
  Cape Gooseberry, Physalis Cape Gooseberry, Physalis
Cape Gooseberry, Physalis
As a member of the plant family Solanaceae, it is related to a large number of edible plants, including tomato, eggplant and potato, and other members of the nightshades. If the fruit is left inside


(Don't eat until identified, this family, Solanaceae, has many poisonous members)
gardengeek
gardengeek
October 31, 2010
That's a hard one, but it looks like it's going to be in the Solanales Order:
Solanales

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