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Taxon  Report  
Solanum douglasii  Dunal
Douglas' nightshade,   Greenspot nightshade
Solanum douglasii is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

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Genus: Solanum
Family: Solanaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Toxicity: MAJOR Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Chaparral, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSSolanum nigrum var. douglasii
More information about  Solanum douglasii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
USDA PLANTS Profile (SODO)

BONAP Distribution Map


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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 09/27/2022).