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Connecticut Plants
Nightshade
Solanum dulcamara L.

Nightshade has bright red berries; both berries and foliage are somewhat poisonous.

  • Family: nightshade (Solanaceae)
  • Habitat: moist thickets, open woods
  • Height: 2 to 8 feet (vine)
  • Flower size: 1/2 inch across
  • Flower color: purple
  • Flowering time: May to September
  • Origin: Europe
Solanum dulcamara L.