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Solanum triflorum

Solanum triflorum Nutt.

Cut-leaf Nightshade, Cutleaf Nightshade, Three-flowered Nightshade

Solanaceae (Potato family)



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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , IA , ID , IL , KS , MA , MI , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OH , OK , OR , SD , TN , TX , UT , WA , WI , WY
Native Habitat: Sandy soil, washes, dry scrub lands, juniper woodlands, roadsides.

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-12-10
Research By: CBR

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