Taxon  Report   7659    
Solanum parishii  A. Heller
Nightshade,  Parish's nightshade, Parish's purple nightshade
Solanum parishii
© 2007 George W. Hartwell
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Solanum parishii
© 2013 Keir Morse
Solanum parishii
© 2013 Scot Loring
Solanum parishii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Solanum parishii
© 2009 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Genus: Solanum
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Toxicity: MAJOR

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Solanum parishii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 19, 2019).