Plant ID forum: What plant is this?

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scottman
Jul 18, 2013 8:27 AM CST
This plant I noticed is very common in my property in Ottawa Michigan. I also noticed now it's forming berries.

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dave
Jul 18, 2013 8:30 AM CST

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It looks like a nightshade. Can you get photos of the flower and berry?
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purpleinopp
Jul 18, 2013 9:07 AM CST
If not a Solanum, could be a Datura, like jimsonweed.
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scottman
Jul 18, 2013 10:09 AM CST
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Horntoad
Jul 18, 2013 1:10 PM CST
I think it is Solanum ptycanthum.

https://www.google.com/search?q=Solanum+ptycanthum&rlz=1C1GG...
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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Region: Texas Master Gardener: Texas Permaculture Raises cows I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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dave
Jul 18, 2013 4:30 PM CST

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Spot on.

scottman
Jul 18, 2013 5:45 PM CST
Sweet! looks like it might not be something I"d want to feed to my animals!

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