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little white nightshade
Solanum americanum
Solanum americanum
little white nightshade Nightshade Family
Solanum americanum Solanaceae
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common names
  little white nightshade
  American black nightshade
accepted scientific name
  Solanum americanum Mill.
rules for finding collection records
  Solanum americanum (3463)
  Solanum nigrum americanum (8)
  Solanum nigrum virginicum (121)
  Solanum nodiflorum (172)
  Solanum pterocaulon (11)
  Solanum ptychanthum (1933)
  Solanum ptycanthum (1515)
family name
  Solanaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source

Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year

Plant Showiness (36%)
Here Solanum ptychanthum is combined into Solanum americanum following Tropicos.org.
base map where plant found
mag select

Riparian
Forest
Disturbed
Grassland
Sand
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native Native
native Not Present

Native status uncertain.