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American Black Nightshade (Solanum americanum)

Solanum Americanum, or more commonly know as American Black Nightshade, is a subshrub forb/herb of the genus Solanum. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Solanum Americanum or American Black Nightshade's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Solanum
  • Family: Solanaceae
  • Order: Solanales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) HI (N?) PR (N) VI (N) CAN (I)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: SWSS
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU- FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU-) 2(FACU+) 3(FACU-) 4(FAC) 5(FAC) 6(FACU+) 7(FAC) 9(FACU-) 0(FAC) C(FAC)


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