Solanum elaeagnifolium Cav.
Silverleaf nightshade, Silver-leaf nightshade, White horse nettle, Trompillo, Tomato weed
Solanaceae (Potato Family)USDA Symbol: SOEL
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: 180 m west of Oakwell Farms Parkway and 5 m north of the East-West path--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: Half shade; normal moisture; alkaline, alluvial soil. Abundant in several colonies.
Description: Erect perennial from a very deep taproot, averaging 70 cm tall. Minor branching on upper 1/3. Silver-canescent throughout. Flowers few, in cymes; corolla violet.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 14, 1987
Specimen number: 124
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0387
Accession Date: May 25, 1993
Accession Number: 24 Annotations: SCXRB 159