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Solanum ptychanthum
eastern black nightshade Nightshade Family
Solanum ptychanthum Solanaceae
common names
  eastern black nightshade
  West Indian nightshade
accepted scientific name
  Solanum ptychanthum Dunal
rules for finding collection records
  Solanum nigrum (1508)
  Solanum ptycanthum (1488)
  Solanum ptychanthum (1258)
family name
Image Author: © John Hilty, Illinois Wildflowers
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of March thru 1st week of December

How Likely at this Location (94%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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