Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3547

Forb
Annual

Non-native: South America
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Uncommon

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Leaves have petioles.

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Green
Berry

 

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

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

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solanum physalifolium   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 165-05-012:
Solanum sarrachoides   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC ERROR) Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Solanum sarachoides

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Nightshade