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Solanum wallacei  (A. Gray) Parish
Catalina nightshade,   Northern island nightshade,   Wallace's nightshade
Solanum wallacei is a perennial herb that is native to California, and found only slightly beyond California borders.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).
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Genus: Solanum
Family: Solanaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Toxicity: MAJOR

Communities: Foothill Woodland, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPNSolanum arborescens
JEFSolanum wallacei var. clokeyi
Information about  Solanum wallacei from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (SOWA)

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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]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 02/07/2023).