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little white nightshade
Solanum americanum
Solanum americanum
little white nightshade Nightshade Family
Solanum americanum Solanaceae
common names
  little white nightshade
  American black nightshade
accepted scientific name
  Solanum americanum Mill.
rules for finding collection records
  Solanum americanum (258)
  Solanum nodiflorum (6)
family name
  • Solanaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed All Year
Native. Indigenous.

How Likely at this Location (40%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
where plant found
mag select

grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Solanum americanum   Mill.   (TSN: 565523, Index: 148)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Family Names