Taxon  Report   7647 
Solanum americanum  Miller
American black nightshade,  Small flowered Nightshade, common nightshade, white nightshade
Solanum americanum , a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
 

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Solanum americanum
© 2009 Jorg Fleige
Solanum americanum
© 2005 George W. Hartwell
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: SOLANACEAE  
Genus: Solanum
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Solanum americanum var. nodiflorum
PLANTS: Solanum nodiflorum
PLANTS: Solanum nigrum var. virginicum
PLANTS: Solanum nigrum var. americanum
PLANTS: Solanum linnaeanum
PLANTS: Solanum hermannii
PLANTS: Solanum fistulosum
PLANTS: Solanum caribaeum
PLANTS: Solanum americanum var. patulum
PLANTS: Solanum sodomeum
 Information about  Solanum americanum  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (SOAM)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2014).

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