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Good nightshade Irene

Hanging like a juicy bunch of tiny tomatoes, the poisonous fruit of the Climbing nightshade (Solanum dulcamara) looks all too innocent. (Earlier post about nightshade flowers.)

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Psychedelic nocturne

The flowers on this nightshade (perhaps Solanum dulcamara) are an exercise in contrasting colors, with their bright yellow stamens jutting out from deep blue-purple petals. They look like toxic little bananas with the peel pulled back. The clashy attire may … Continue reading

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