Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Solanum emulans Rafinesque. Eastern Black Nightshade. 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

Syn: = K4, Knapp et al (2019); = Solanum ptychanthum – Ar, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, Mi, Mo3, NcTx, NE, NY, Tn, Va, W, Schilling (1981); < Solanum americanum – F, Pa, RAB, WH3, WV, misapplied; < Solanum nigrum – C, G, Pa, S

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image of plant© Aidan Campos source
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