Scientific Name: Solanum elaeagnifolium
Common Names: Silverleaf Nightshade
Leaves are alternate egg shaped to lance shaped and reach 6 in. long with wavy to coarsely lobed edges and covered with dense, short hairs.
Blooms contain 5 petals united to form a star and cluster along branches of the flowering stem. Produce glossy yellow, orange, or red berries.
Considered a troublesome plant in agricultural areas, it is difficult to eradicate. Leaves contain compounds that can be toxic to humans and livestock.
Bloom Color(s): white, purple
Bloom Width: to 1.25 in.
Plant Height: to 3 ft.
Bloom Period: April to October
Plant Family: Solanaceae
Growth Habit: Subshrub,Forb/herb
Sightings: Lake Whitney State Park
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