Solanum dulcamara -- Climbing Nightshade

Non-native* (Eurasia)

Other names: Bittersweet Nightshade, Deadly Nightshade, European Bittersweet, Woody Nightshade




Fruit ripening dates: August through October

Seeds present in bird fecal samples at the Rouge River Bird Observatory, Dearborn, MI.

Considered an invasive species in several states, including Michigan.


* Listed as invasive in natural areas by the Invasive Plant Atlas of the United States.

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