Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4160

Shrub; Subshrub
Perennial

Non-native: Mexico & Central America
Documented growing wild in - - -

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

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly unequally paired (opposite?)
Leaves have petioles.

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Dull orange
Berry

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Solanum diphyllum   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solanum diphyllum   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Solanum diphyllum

 

COMMON NAME:
Paired-leaf Nightshade, twoleaf nightshade


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