Plant ID forum: What is this?

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Jun 24, 2016 11:06 AM CST
What is this weed? The flowers are about the size of a quarter. Them stem has tiny thorns. The leaf is big, triangular shaped?
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Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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Jun 24, 2016 11:07 AM CST
It is a type of Solanum.
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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Jun 24, 2016 12:54 PM CST
Perhaps this one, Solanum carolinense:

Name: Jean
Hot Springs Vlg, AR, DeLand, F
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Jun 24, 2016 1:09 PM CST
I believe it is horse nettle also. When I was growing up the name I heard was stinging nettle. Do not try to pull these with your bare hands.
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