Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Solanum americanum Mill.
SOLANACEAE
glossy nightshade
Unknown, Potential problem species
Origin: Americas
Growth Form: Herb
Plant Description: sprawling or erect annual or short-lived perennial to 60cm. It has oval, dark green leaves. The small, star-shaped white flowers grow in stalked clusters from the leaf axils, and are followed by shiny black berries.
Key Features: S. nigrum (black berry nightshade) is distinguished from S. americanum by the dull black or purplish berry, smaller anthers and seeds.
Control:
Comments: Suspected/Possible

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The Weeds Society of Western Australia

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