Taxon  Report   7664 
Solanum umbelliferum  Eschsch.
Blue witch nightshade,  Bluewitch nightshade
Solanum umbelliferum
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Solanum umbelliferum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Solanum umbelliferum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Solanum umbelliferum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Solanum umbelliferum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Family: SOLANACEAE  
Genus: Solanum
Communities:
Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Solanum xanti var. glabrescens
More information about  Solanum umbelliferum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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website references from Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SOUM)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 04, 2016).

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