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Solanum lycopersicum

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; southwestern British Columbia to northwestern Oregon; escaping cultivation but seldom establishing in other areas of North America.

Habitat: Sunny, moist, open, disturbed areas.

Flowers: May-October

Origin: Introduced from South America

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bumblebees, bees, flies


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Accepted Name:
Solanum lycopersicum L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 185. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Solanum lycopersicum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Solanum lycopersicum checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Solanum lycopersicum information.

E-Flora BC: Solanum lycopersicum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Solanum lycopersicum photos.

USDA Plants: Solanum lycopersicum information.

2 photographs:
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