OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Solanum sisymbriifolium   FAMILY Solanaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solanum sisymbriifolium   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 165-05-006:
Solanum sisymbriifolium   FAMILY Solanaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Sticky Nightshade


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image of Solanum sisymbriifolium, Sticky Nightshade

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_sosi_001_lvd

        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solanum sisymbriifolium   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 165-05-006:
Solanum sisymbriifolium   FAMILY Solanaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3117

Forb
Annual/Biennial?

Non-native: South America

Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Stems, and often leaves, prickly and/or spiny

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White/ Purplish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-lobed calyx
5-parted rotate corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
Berry

 

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