Solanum triflorum Nutt.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Solanum triflorum Nutt.

  • Description

    Species Description - Foetid annual, ± prostrate, branched from the base, 1–6 dm, short-hairy or eventually glabrate; lvs short-petiolate, the blade 2–5 × 1–3 cm, evidently pinnatilobate, the rachis seldom wider than the length of the lobes; cal accrescent, the tube short, the rather narrow lobes to 6 mm in fr; fr globose, greenish, 9–14 mm; 2n=24; otherwise like nos. 2 [Solanum nigrum L.] and 3 [Solanum sarrachoides Sendtn.]. Native to w. U.S., occasionally intr. as a weed in our range.

  • Common Names

    cut-leaved nightshade