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Solanum carolinense

Solanum carolinense L.

Carolina horse-nettle, Carolina horsenettle

Solanaceae (Potato Family)

USDA Symbol: SOCA3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I)
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Specimen & Label Data

Solanum carolinense

Carolina Horse-Nettle

Solonaceae

Location: E side of Oakwell Farms Pky, midway from Wolfeton Way to East-West path--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: In bed of Lonicera japonica & under Quercus texana. Isolated colony of 3-4 plants, not known elsewhere in the community.

Description: Erect to decumbent, much branched perennial, to 6 dm tall from coarse rhizome. Stems, petioles & mid-veins of leaves w/many acicular, yellow spines. Fruit globose, yellow when mature, 1-2 cm dia; this specimen immature, green, 1 cm dia.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Sep 18, 1994
Specimen number: 672

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0956
Accession Date: Oct 27, 1994
Accession Number: 73

Annotations: SXFRB (In fruit)

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