Hairy Nightshade (Solanum villosum)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 12 inches to 24 inches
Leaves: Other: Pubescent, slightly hairy
Fruit: Showy
Other: Green when unripe, yellow to orange in color when ripe. Should only be consumed when ripe.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter and early spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Edible Parts: Fruit
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 3 to 4 weeks
Depth to plant seed: Sow on surface, slightly cover with soil


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Anyone recognize this lawn weed? by plantladylin Apr 12, 2014 7:55 AM 4

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