Taxon  Report   7665 
Solanum wallacei  (A. Gray) Parish
Catalina nightshade,  Northern island nightshade, Wallace's nightshade
Solanum wallacei
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Solanum wallacei
© 2014 Steve Matson
Solanum wallacei
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Solanum wallacei, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders, Isla Guadalupe, BA.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Solanum wallacei
© 2014 Steve Matson
Genus: Solanum
Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Solanum arborescens
ICPN: Solanum clokeyi
More information about  Solanum wallacei
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: May 23, 2018).

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