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Solanum triquetrum (Texas nightshade)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Solanum triquetrum

Solanum triquetrum Cav.

Texas nightshade, Hierba mora

Solanaceae (Potato Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: sotr2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Inflorescence: Cyme
Flower:
Fruit: Red
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Violet
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: White or tinged violet

Distribution

USA: TX

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0513 Collected Jul 2, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0871 Collected May 4, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0831 Collected Mar 27, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe

3 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-MM-802 Collected 2006-12-09 in Burnet County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Bibliography

Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2009-03-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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