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Digital Herbaria

Solanum carolinense

Solanum carolinense L.

Carolina Horsenettle, Carolina Horse-nettle

Solanaceae (Potato Family)

USDA Symbol: SOCA3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I)

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Specimen & Label Data

Solanum carolinense

Carolina Horse-Nettle


Location: SE side of Oakwell Farms Pky, midway from Wolfeton Way to the East-West Path--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Isolated colony of four plants. Adventitious. Moist, alkaline soil.

Description: Erect, much branched perennial to 6 dm tall from coarse rhizome. Sems/petioles/mid-veins of leaves w/many acicular, yellow spines to 9 mm long. Leaves: petioles to 3 cm, ovate-elliptic,to 8 cm long, rounded to cuneate at base, w/several shallow lobes on each side, alternate. Infloresence a raciform cluster of pale-violet to white flowers 2-3 cm dia.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 26, 1994
Specimen number: 623

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0909
Accession Date: Aug 23, 1994
Accession Number: 66

Annotations: SCXRB (In flower)

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