Taxon  Report   7651 
Solanum dimidiatum  Raf.
Torrey's nightshade,  Western horsenettle
Solanum dimidiatum
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Solanum dimidiatum, 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 dimidiatum
© 2006 Howard Orman Clark, Jr.
Genus: Solanum
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Solanum perplexum
PLANTS: Solanum torreyi
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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 27, 2016).

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