Solanum emulans Rafinesque. Phen: May-Dec. Hab: Forests, roadsides, gardens, river banks, shores, disturbed areas. Dist: NL west to SK, south to s. FL and e. TX; reports from s. TX and Mexico are apparently based on other taxa.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = K4, Knapp et al (2019); = Solanum ptychanthum Dunal – Ar, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, Mi, NcTx, NE, NY, Tn, Va, W, Schilling (1981); < Solanum americanum Mill. – F, Pa, RAB, WH3, WV, misapplied; ? Solanum nigrum L. – Pa; < Solanum nigrum L. – C, G, S