Taxon  Report   7648 
Solanum aviculare  Forst. f.
New zealand nightshade,  Nightshade
Solanum aviculare
© 2005 John Conley
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Solanum aviculare
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Solanum aviculare, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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Solanum aviculare
© 2005 John Conley
Genus: Solanum
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Solanum laciniatum
TJM2: Solanum mauritianum
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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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