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Common Nightshade (Solanum ptychanthum)

Image ID: 2015/oth31

Common Nightshade (Solanum ptychanthum)

Family: Solanaceae (Nightshade)
Height: 1 to 2.5 ft.
Blooms: June to November
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size:  0.38 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Date:  6/12/2015
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Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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