Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2932

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: Mediterranean Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rarely cultivated, perhaps not established

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

SC Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2014

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate
Leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Whitish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-lobed calyx
5-parted rotate corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Dull red
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Solanales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Solanum pseudocapsicum   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solanum pseudocapsicum   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Solanum pseudo-capsicum

 

COMMON NAME:
Jerusalem Cherry