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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

Bittersweet Nightshade: Look, but Don't Taste
Bittersweet nightshade is a European native, and was probably initially brought here for medicinal purposes. Many birds are known to feed on nightshade berries without any ill effects, and once the plant gained a toehold in the New World, it spread ... New York Times [ story ]

Clintonia blue berries are beauts
Native Americans call August “the month when the berries are ripe,” and a feast it is for both man and beast if you know which ones to eat. Nightshade berries are a brilliant red in August, and although they look tempting, never eat them, for they are ... Mount Desert Islander [ story ]

The Choicetarian: Nighshades and your health
If you are a person that struggles with food sensitivities, allergies, or digestive issues, there is a chance that a class of vegetables called nightshades could be contributing to your health condition. From gluten-free to grain-free, no meat to all ... Napa Valley Register [ 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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