Buffalobur Nightshade
Solanum rostratum DunalSolanaceae

common name synonyms: Colorado Bur, Mexican Thistle, Kansas Thistle, Texas Thistle

scientific name synonyms: S. heterandrum, Androcera rostrata, S. cornutum??

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Asteridae

order: Solanales

growth form: herb

life history: annual

level of invasiveness: occasional escape

weedy in native range: Yes

noxious weed in the u.s.: Yes

type of introduction: Accidental

number of vectors: 4.0

introduced range: Britain, Czech, Norway

native range: North America, Mexico (Central America)

notes: a wool, grain, bird seed and oil seed casual, confused with S. cornutum??????; weed in Mexico, US

invasiveness notes: occasional escape

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