Solanum carolinense L.
Carolina Horsenettle, Carolina Horse-nettle
Solanaceae (Potato Family)USDA Symbol: SOCA3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: E side of Oakwell Farms Pky, midway from Wolfeton Way to East-West path--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
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.
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)