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OfflineToxicManM
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Unknown plant (ID request)
    #1894828 - 09/08/03 05:07 PM (13 years, 9 months ago)

OK, so I don't know my botany. A year ago I found some interesting plants and took a couple photos. I believe they are one of the nightshades.






The berries don't get much bigger than they appear in the photos. They darken, becoming purplish as they mature.
Thanks for any assistance.


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Re: Unknown plant (ID request) [Re: ToxicMan]
    #1894872 - 09/08/03 05:24 PM (13 years, 9 months ago)

To the best of my knowledge, that would be a Solanum nigrum (aka Black Nightshade). Is the plant covered with hairs? What color are the flowers? One more question; where did you find it?


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Re: Unknown plant (ID request) [Re: ToxicMan]
    #1894911 - 09/08/03 05:33 PM (13 years, 9 months ago)

My first thoughts were of a Solanum, but then i thought it wasn't a nightshade at all.

I'm considering Solanum lookalikes, because the leaf morphology and it's lack of fuzziness to be a nigrum.

but to be certain..

I'm currently looking for other members of the Solanum genus.


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Re: Unknown plant (ID request) [Re: neuro]
    #1895067 - 09/08/03 06:11 PM (13 years, 9 months ago)

The plants were not noticeably hairy. The flowers are small and white. They were found next to a building on the eastern plains of Colorado.


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Re: Unknown plant (ID request) [Re: ToxicMan]
    #1895290 - 09/08/03 07:13 PM (13 years, 9 months ago)

I thought it was bittersweet but the flowers are wrong. I'm gonna say petty morel like everyone else.

It would be alot easier to identify if the berries where ripe.


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Re: Unknown plant (ID request) [Re: Lazerouth]
    #5572843 - 04/30/06 03:27 AM (11 years, 1 month ago)

it grows a lot in the country landscape here near Rome, i don't know the name but i remember that the fruits become red/orange..the leafs have got a little fur on their surface..the flowers are white and little.

i can't help you more than this


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Re: Unknown plant (ID request) [Re: FreeSporePrints]
    #5573076 - 04/30/06 04:44 AM (11 years, 1 month ago)

This thread is 2 and a half years old.


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Re: Unknown plant (ID request) [Re: Burke Dennings]
    #5573085 - 04/30/06 04:47 AM (11 years, 1 month ago)

knowledge  and curiosity hven't got time.. :laugh:

cheers!


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Re: Unknown plant (ID request) [Re: FreeSporePrints]
    #5573223 - 04/30/06 05:41 AM (11 years, 1 month ago)

Search all the Solanum spp. and you will find what exactly it is.
It is a Solanum though and I understood it from it's berries.

I have never seen an experience with Solanum...


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