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Solanum elaeagnifolium
white horse-nettle, silver-leaf nightshade

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in southeastern Washington; Washington to California, east across the southern half of the U.S. to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, wastelots, and other disturbed areas.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Introduced from Mexico and eastern United States

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bumblebees, bees, flies


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Accepted Name:
Solanum elaeagnifolium Cav.
Publication: Icon. [Cavanilles] 3: 22 (t. 243). 1795.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Solanum elaeagnifolium checklist entry

OregonFlora: Solanum elaeagnifolium information

E-Flora BC: Solanum elaeagnifolium atlas page

CalPhotos: Solanum elaeagnifolium photos

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