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BLACK NIGHTSHADE Solanum nigrum (Solanaceae) Height to 60cm. Straggly annual that is usually hairless; stems sometimes blackish. Grows in cultivated and disturbed soils. FLOWERS are 7-10mm across with white corolla lobes and projecting yellow anthers; borne in pendent clusters of 5-10 flowers (Jul-Sep). FRUITS are spherical berries, green at first but ripening black, and not partly concealed by sepals. LEAVES are oval and toothed. STATUS-Locally common in S only.
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BLACK NIGHTSHADE Solanum nigrum (Solanaceae) Height to 60cm. Straggly annual that is usually hairless; stems sometimes blackish. Grows in cultivated and disturbed soils. FLOWERS are 7-10mm across with white corolla lobes and projecting yellow anthers; borne in pendent clusters of 5-10 flowers (Jul-Sep). FRUITS are spherical berries, green at first but ripening black, and not partly concealed by sepals. LEAVES are oval and toothed. STATUS-Locally common in S only.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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