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black nightshade

n. 1 A Eurasian species of nightshade with black berries, ''Solanum nigrum.. 2 Other similar members of a group of closely-related species referred to as the ''Solanum nigrum'' complex: 3 # (taxlink Solanum americanum species noshow=1) 4 # (taxlink Solanum douglasii species noshow=1) 5 # (taxlink Solanum ptychanthum species noshow=1)

black nightshade

n. Eurasian herb naturalized in America having white flowers and poisonous hairy foliage and bearing black berries that are sometimes poisonous but sometimes edible [syn: common nightshade, poisonberry, poison-berry, Solanum nigrum]

Black nightshade

Black nightshade is a common name for several plants and may refer to:

  • Solanum americanum (American black nightshade) of much of North America
  • Solanum nigrum (European black nightshade) of Europe
  • Solanum ptychanthum (Eastern black nightshade) of the Caribbean region

Plants named Black nightshade

Image:Starr_010520-0074_Solanum_americanum.jpg|Solanum americanum Image:Solanum nigrum leafs flowers fruits.jpg|Solanum nigrum

Usage examples of "black nightshade".

The only things that grew with any vigour were poisonous plants: henbane and black nightshade, hemlock and bittersweet.