Ball Nightshade
Solanum carolinense L.Solanaceae

common name synonyms: Ball Nettle, Carolina Horse-Nettle, Horse-Nettle, Devil's Tomato, Sand Briar, Bull Nettle, Apple of Sodom?

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Asteridae

order: Solanales

growth form: shrub, subshrub, herb

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: occasional escape

weedy in native range: Yes

noxious weed in the u.s.: Yes

type of introduction: Accidental

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Britain

native range: North America

notes: an oil seed casual

invasiveness notes: occasional escape

Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth