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Solanum nodiflorum

Glossy Nightshade at Molonglo Valley, ACT

Solanum nodiflorum at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 14 Mar 2020
Solanum nodiflorum at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 14 Mar 2020
Solanum nodiflorum at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 14 Mar 2020
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Solanum nodiflorum 22 Mar 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Solanum nodiflorum 18 Mar 2020 JaneR

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Veins are purplish

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Mike wrote:
   22 Mar 2020
Solanum nigrum can also be purplish - see Richardson et al Weeds of the South East page 495. Plantnet distinguishes S. americanum (S. nodiflorum) from S. nigrum by the shininess of the berries and the number of seeds:
Mature berry shiny; seeds usually more than 40 per fruit, 1–1.5 mm long - Solanum americanum
Mature berry dull; seeds usually 20–35 per fruit, 1.8–2.2 mm long - Solanum nigrum.
From ALA distribution records it is more likely to be S. nigrum - wait for the fruit.

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Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 16 Jan 2021 by JaneR
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Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by JanetRussell
Leptorhynchos squamatus subsp. squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by JanetRussell
Dianella revoluta var. revoluta (Black-Anther Flax Lily) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by JanetRussell
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by JanetRussell
Wahlenbergia stricta subsp. stricta (Tall Bluebell) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by JanetRussell
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Scolopendra laeta (Giant Centipede) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by JanetRussell
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Stereum hirsutum (Hairy Curtain Crust) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by Dominique
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Camponotus intrepidus (Flumed Sugar Ant) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Mar 2020 by RogerH
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 4 May 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra

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  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Minor Weed or Pest

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 14 Mar 2020 03:57 PM Recorded on
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  • 30cm to 1 metre Plant height

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