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Black Nightshade

A common agricultural weed closely related to the potato and tomato and that produces poisonous berries.


Common Name Black Nightshade
Scientific Name Solanum nigrum
Species Group Climbers
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Nightshade family - Solonaceae
Status Occasional
Flower Colour Group White
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
Preferred Environment
Look for Potato like flower producing black (poisonous) berries
Additional Identification Notes
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