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Redberry Nightshade

Redberry Nightshade

Redberry Nightshade Facts

The binomial name for Redberry Nightshade is Solanum campechiense. There are many other species of Nightshade, including Solanum nigrum, or Black Nightshade, and Solanum dulcamara, or Bittersweet Nightshade.

Redberry Nightshade Farms

It may be possible to find any redberry nightshade farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

Redberry Nightshade Stories

Deadly Nightshade
It tasted bland, but sweet, a berry that might make wine but not a good juicer. I spit it out and kept spitting to get all the bits of it out of my mouth. Something about the leaves reminded me of potato and tomato leaves and made me think of the ... Miami News Record [ story ]

Mystery solved: Nightshade is plant growing in reader garden
Black nightshade (Solanum nigrum) is sometimes grown in home gardens for its berries, and is known as wonderberry and garden huckleberry (no relation to the true huckleberry.) The berries are toxic when green, but edible when fully ripe for jams ... Duluth News Tribune [ story ]

Witchin' in the Kitchen: Deadly Nightshade Noodles
Nightshades have a mixed reputation for being both toxic in some circumstances, and medicinal in others. That is so witchy, don't you think? The Nightshade (Solanaceae) Family of fruits (and tubers) are Tomatoes, Tomatillos, Eggplant, Potatoes, Goji ... Patheos (blog) [ story ]


Photo - Robert L. Stone - Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - University of Texas - Austin, Texas

Other Species

Bittersweet Nightshade
Black Nightshade

 
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