Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3812

Forb
Annual/Perennial

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in - - SC

Waif(s)

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 calyx
5-parted rotate corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Dull black
Berry

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Solanum nigrum ssp. nigrum   FAMILY Solanaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solanum nigrum   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 165-05-010:
Solanum nigrum   FAMILY Solanaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Solanum nigrum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Solanum nigrum ssp. nigrum

 

COMMON NAME:
European Black Nightshade