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Digital Herbaria

Solanum elaeagnifolium

Solanum elaeagnifolium Cav.

Silverleaf Nightshade, Silver-leaf Nightshade, White Horse Nettle, Trompillo, Tomato Weed

Solanaceae (Potato Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Solanum eleagnifolium

Silver-leaf Nightshade


Location: 180 m west of Oakwell Farms Parkway and 5 m north of the East-West path--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Bexar
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

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