Plant ID forum: Solanaceae; for ID

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Name: Beverly
Colima, Mexico (Zone 11a)
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vitrsna
Mar 20, 2015 11:46 AM CST
I have a medium sized container where i have planted three or four different kind of seeds...but i don't think this is one of them. I'm pretty sure it came up and grew nicely of its own accord.

There are some "weeds" that i consider desirable but i don't think this is going to be one of them.

An ID would really be appreciated. The flowers you see fully opened are 2cm (.79 of an inch) wide) and have delicate petals. Any ideas?
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Name: stone
near Macon Georgia (USA) (Zone 8a)
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stone
Mar 20, 2015 12:07 PM CST
Possible tomatillo, or other nightshade.
Name: Dave Paul
Puna, HI (Zone 10b)
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Metrosideros
Mar 20, 2015 12:08 PM CST
Looks like something from the Nightshade Family, Solanaceae.

Unusual flowers.
Name: Beverly
Colima, Mexico (Zone 11a)
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vitrsna
Mar 20, 2015 1:11 PM CST
Thank you Stone and Metro...i will root around in the Solanaceae images and see if i can find a match. I have two new Solanaceae in the garden this year (from seed, Cestrum nocturnum) that will grow quite large, so i will probably not keep this newcomer. The Cestrum is a host plant for some Clearwing butterflies that i have not seen in the garden yet so i am looking forward to that and also to stinking up the entire neighborhood with the Night-blooming Jasmine Hilarious!
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Mar 20, 2015 1:34 PM CST
Yep, Solanum of some type. It reminds me a lot of Common Nightshade (Solanum americanum) that we have here in Florida but they all look a lot alike to me.
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