ⓘ Solanum physalifolium

                                     

ⓘ Solanum physalifolium

Solanum physalifolium, known as hoe nightshade, Argentine nightshade, green nightshade and hairy nightshade, is a species in the family Solanaceae. Native to Argentina, Bolivia and Chile, it is widely naturalized in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, western Canada and the north western United States. Solanum physalifolium has been widely but incorrectly known as Solanum sarrachoides, a different species. It has been listed as a noxious weed in the US states of Kansas and Michigan under this misapplied name.

Two varieties were recognized:

  • S. physalifolium var. nitidibaccatum Bitter Edmonds, syn. S. nitidibaccatum Bitter.
  • S. physalifolium var. physalifolium.
                                     
  • species, Solanum physalifolium by various authors. The original misidentified S. sarrachoides were held to be the variety S. physalifolium var. nitidibaccatum
  • Hairy nightshade is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Solanum physalifolium Solanum sarrachoides Solanum villosum
  • ovum - fringillae Solanum paralum Solanum parishii A.Heller Parish s nightshade Solanum physalifolium Rusby Solanum pinetorum Solanum polygamum Vahl
  • ground - cherry Solanum dulcamara, climbing nightshade Solanum nigrum, black nightshade Solanum physalifolium ground - cherry nightshade Solanum rostratum
  • Benth. Solanum phureja Juz. Bukasov. Solanum physalifolium Rusby Solanum sarrachoides auct. hairy nightshade Solanum pilcomayense Morong Solanum piluliferum
  • 00440.x. Taab, A 2009 Seed dormancy and germination in Solanum nigrum and S. physalifolium as influenced by temperature conditions Thesis Swedish