Taxon  Report   7660 
Solanum rostratum  Dunal
Buffalo berry,  Buffalobur nightshade
Solanum rostratum
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
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Solanum rostratum
© 2001 Larry Blakely
Solanum rostratum
© 2008 Trent M. Draper
Solanum rostratum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Solanum rostratum
© 1999 Larry Blakely
Genus: Solanum
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Androcera rostrata
PLANTS: Solanum cornutum
More information about  Solanum rostratum
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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 28, 2016).

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