Taxon  Report   7648 
Solanum aviculare  Forst. f.
New zealand nightshade,  Nightshade
Solanum aviculare
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Solanum aviculare
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Solanum aviculare, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Solanum aviculare
© 2005 John Conley
Family: SOLANACEAE  
Genus: Solanum
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Solanum laciniatum
TJM2: Solanum mauritianum
More information about  Solanum aviculare
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 28, 2016).

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