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Solanum carolinense
Horse nettle
Solanaceae

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Interesting info

The yellow column in the center of this flower is typical of Solanum or nightshade.

The location of this plant along the trail suggests that the seed was brought in on someone's clothing.

You ought to know

Height: 1' - 4'

Frequency: Very few found along trail through field

Blooms: July

Range: Found throughout Indiana, more common to the south.

Also found from Massachusetts to Nebraska and from Florida to Texas.