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*Solanum viarum Dunal. Tropical Soda Apple. Phen: Apr-Sep (-Mar). Hab: Pastures, roadsides, other disturbed areas. Dist: Native of South America (s. Brazil, Paraguay, and n. Argentina). This species only appeared in our area a few decades ago, but has been publicized as a severe, extremely aggressive, and rapidly spreading weed (Wunderlin et al. 1993; Mullahey et al. 1993; Mullahey 1996).

Origin/Endemic status: South America

Synonymy: = Fl6, FNA14, K1, K3, K4, WH3; = n/a – Pa, RAB

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