Common Nightshade (Solanum nigrum)


This common and poisonous little member of the tomato family grows in vacant lots, at the edge of the sidewalk, and anywhere else it can gain a foothold. Up close, the little white flowers with bright yellow centers are cheerful and pretty.

One response to “Common Nightshade (Solanum nigrum)”

  1. Im not 100 percent convinced the berries on this plant are poisonous when fully ripe. I have eaten up to 30 berries at a time and not had any symptoms of poisoning. Im going to try eating even more hmwhen they get ripe.

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