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Tucson Plants
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Silverleaf Nightshade (Solanum elaeagnifolium)
silverleaf nightshadeDESCRIPTION: Perennial to 3'. Flowers to 1.5" wide, violet, with 5 petal lobes like a star. Anthers are bright yellow. Leaves simple, wavy-edged, oblong to lance-shaped, and silvery in color. Solanaceae (Nightshade or Potato) Family.
NATURAL HISTORY: Flowers bloom spring through fall. Poisonous and classified as a noxious weed in Arizona.

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