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Solanum campechiense (Redberry nightshade)
Stone, Robert L.

Solanum campechiense

Solanum campechiense L.

Redberry Nightshade

Solanaceae (Potato Family)

Synonym(s): Solanum guanicense

USDA Symbol: soca

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Violet
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Pale violet to almost white petals with yellow center.



National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-05-23
Research By: TWC Staff

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