Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Solanales
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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 have petioles.
5-parted rotate corolla
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