Taxon  Report   7655 
Solanum furcatum  Dunal
Forked nightshade
Solanum furcatum
© 2012 Eric Wrubel, NPS
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Solanum furcatum
© 2013 Toni Corelli
Solanum furcatum
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Solanum furcatum, a dicot, is a perennial herb or shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Solanum furcatum
© 2012 Eric Wrubel, NPS
Genus: Solanum
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Solanum chenopodioides
More information about  Solanum furcatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Feb 24, 2018).

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