Taxon  Report   7649 
Solanum carolinense  L.
Carolina horse nettle,  Carolina horsenettle
Solanum carolinense
© 2008 Ron Thomas
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Solanum carolinense
© 2001 CDFA
Solanum carolinense
© 2001 CDFA
Solanum carolinense, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Solanum carolinense
© 2001 CDFA
Genus: Solanum
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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