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Purple African Nightshade (Solanum marginatum)

  • Purple African Nightshade (Solanum Marginatum)
    Credit: Leif & Anita Str... | Own work | License: CC-BY-3.0 GFDL
  • Purple African Nightshade (Solanum Marginatum)
    Credit: penarc | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL

Solanum Marginatum, or more commonly know as Purple African Nightshade, is a subshrub shrub of the genus Solanum. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Solanum Marginatum or Purple African Nightshade's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the state of California.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Solanum
  • Family: Solanaceae
  • Order: Solanales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Subshrub Shrub
  • Native Status: L48 (I)
  • State Noxious Status: CA (BW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: CA (white-margined nightshade)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE

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