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|Species: Solanum dulcamara
The flowers of bittersweet nightshade are 0.5", purple, clustered, and have five petals with yellow anthers.
The leaves haves two lobes at the base. The plant is a climbing vine.
Habitat & Range
Bittersweet nightshade grows in moist forest edges. It is native to Europe and invasive in North America.
The flowers bloom from May to September. The berries are green to red in color and are poisonous.
This species is an herbaceous perennial.
Featured image by James Dake.