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. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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Solanum carolinense
© 2001 CDFA
Genus: Solanum
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 19, 2018).

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