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Chamaesaracha coronopus (Green false nightshade)
Flaigg, Norman G.

Chamaesaracha coronopus

Chamaesaracha coronopus (Dunal) A. Gray

Green false nightshade, Greenleaf five eyes

Solanaceae (Potato Family)


USDA Symbol: chco2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: pale whitish, yellowish, greenish


USA: AZ , CA , CO , NM , OK , TX , UT

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX
Sibley Nature Center - Midland, TX
Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0790 Collected Apr 27, 1994 in Bexar County by Mike Fox
NPSOT 0272 Collected Aug. 30, 1992 in Comal County by Mary Beth White


Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Chamaesaracha coronopus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chamaesaracha coronopus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chamaesaracha coronopus


Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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