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Bittersweet Nightshade

Solanum dulcamara

Description:

A semi-woody herbaceous perennial vine, which scrambles over other plants. Flowers are purple. The fruit is a red berry, and edible for birds, which disperse the seeds widely.

Habitat:

Woods,yard,shrubs,scrub land,marshes, growing along fences.

Notes:

Very invasive, toxic to people if ingested. In the Potato family.

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1 Comment

keithp2012
keithp2012 6 years ago

Bittersweet Nightshade

West Babylon, New York, USA

Lat: 40.70, Long: -73.35

Spotted on Sep 8, 2010
Submitted on Sep 8, 2010

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