American black nightshade
Solanum americanum P. Mill.

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Solanum

Other System Links

Plants: SOAM
Bayer: SOLAM
GRIN: 100795
ITIS: 565523
NPDN Host: 36031

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
purple nightshade (common), smallflower nightshade


Category: Shrub or Subshrub