Taxon  Report   7659 
Solanum parishii  A.A. Heller
Nightshade,  Parish's nightshade, Parish's purple nightshade
Solanum parishii
© 2009 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
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Solanum parishii
© 2013 Keir Morse
Solanum parishii
© 2013 Scot Loring
Solanum parishii, 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 parishii
© 2007 George W. Hartwell
Genus: Solanum
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Solanum parishii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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: Mar 19, 2018).

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