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Taxon  Report  
Solanum xanti  A. Gray
Chaparral nightshade,   Nightshade,   Purple nightshade
Solanum xanti is a perennial herb or shrub that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Genus: Solanum
Family: Solanaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Toxicity: MAJOR

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JM93Solanum obispoense
JEFSolanum tenuilobatum
JEFSolanum xanti var. hoffmannii
JEFSolanum xanti var. intermedium
JEFSolanum xanti var. montanum
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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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/01/2022).