(First upload on September 22 2007. Last on December 29 2013) [ 日本語 | English ]

Solanum americanum Mill.

Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Solanum L. (ナス)
Amerika-inu-hozuki (アメリカイヌホオズキ, 亜米利加犬酸漿), common nightshade Lifeform: annual forb
Distribution: north America (exotic to Japan)

HUSTEP: Plants and Plant communities in Japan (flora list)

Stem: thinner than S. nigrum, often extend transversely by branching
Leaf: occasionally unclear laciniate, thinner than S. nigrum
Poisonous plant

Solanum ptychanthum Dunal


Solanum americanum in Hokkaido

Solanum1 Solanum2
Solanum3 Solanum4
[1/2] shoots and close-up in the Hokkaido University campus, Sapporo, on September 19 2007. [3/4] on a roadside of N10/W, North Ward, Sapporo, on Septermber 4 2013. The ground surface was coverwed with gravels.