Taxon  Report   7665    
Solanum wallacei  (A. Gray) Parish
Catalina nightshade,  Northern island nightshade, Wallace's nightshade
Solanum wallacei
© 2014 Steve Matson
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Solanum wallacei
© 2014 Steve Matson
Solanum wallacei
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Solanum wallacei, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders, Isla Guadalupe, BA.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Solanum wallacei
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Solanum
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Chaparral

Toxicity: MAJOR

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Solanum arborescens
ICPN: Solanum clokeyi
More information about  Solanum wallacei
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 21, 2019).