Image Number: 1624037

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Descriptor:
Fruit(s)
Description:
Thorny nightshade from Argentina, first appeared in the United States in pastures and rangelands in Glades County, Florida, in 1988. Mottled green fruits that look like small watermelons are a distinguising feature of the plant.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Solanum
Subject: Solanum viarum Dunal
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Image last updated:
Wednesday, December 8, 2010