Weedwatch 3: woody nightshade

4th September 2020

Weedwatch 3: woody nightshade

Woody nightshade or bittersweet (Solanum dulcamara), belongs to the same family as potato and tomato, but it's from the poisonous side of the Solanaceae family. It is a scrambling plant which can grow up to 4.5 m through other plants ; the violet and yellow star-shaped flowers are followed by shiny green berries that turn bright red.

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