Horse nettle (Solanum carolinense)
Image ID: 2013/dc18Tap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
Family: Solanaceae (Nightshade)
Height: 1 to 3 ft.
Blooms: May to October
Leaf Type: lobed
Bloom Size: 1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Decker Creek Trail
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.