Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Solanum elaeagnifolium Cavanilles. Silverleaf Nightshade, White Horse-nettle. Phen: Jun-Oct. Hab: Glades, prairies, thickets, fencerows, pastures, disturbed areas. Dist: W. MO west to CA, south to w. LA and Mexico; the native distribution highly conjectural.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, Bah, C, F, Fl6, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo3, Tn, Tx, WH3; = Solanum eleagnifolium – RAB, S, orthographic error

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