Friday, July 31, 2009

Solanum ptycanthum

Caution: this plant is poisonous. [Photo: Solanum ptycanthum.]Solanum ptycanthum, known in English as "eastern black nightshade" or "West Indian nightshade", and in French as morelle noire de l'est, is an annual or short-lived perennial native to North America east of the Rockies.

[Photo: Solanum ptycanthum flower.]Click for a closer look at the dainty white flower.

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