Taxon  Report   10380    
Solanum physalifolium  Rusby
Hoe nightshade
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Solanum physalifolium, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Genus: Solanum
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: agricultural weed

Toxicity: MAJOR

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Solanum sarachoides
PLANTS: Solanum sarrachoides
PLANTS: Solanum villosum
More information about  Solanum physalifolium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).