Solanum elaeagnifolium

ClassificationDicots
FamilySolanaceae
Family (Traditional)Solanaceae
GenusSolanum
Species:Solanum elaeagnifolium Cav.
Common NameBull Nettle; Silverleaf Nightshade; White Horse Nettle
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: Yes; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: CCNMP; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Xeric; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Rank: spiral; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Purple; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Berry; Fruit Wet/Dry: Wet; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNR] KY[SNA] (State Rank); G4G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Solanum flavidum Solanum flavidum

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Hickman (KY), DeKalb (TN), Madison (TN), Maury (TN), Obion (TN), Shelby (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: HTTU, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0192348 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Solanum elaeagnifolium
TENN-V-0192347 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Solanum elaeagnifolium
TENN-V-0192754 Hickman Kentucky
TENN
Solanum elaeagnifolium
TENN-V-0192346 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Solanum elaeagnifolium
HTTU009693 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Solanum elaeagnifolium
TENN-V-0192345 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Solanum elaeagnifolium
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Plant Photos

Solanum elaeagnifolium - Alaina Krakowiak
Solanum elaeagnifolium - Alaina Krakowiak
Solanum elaeagnifolium - Dwayne Estes
Solanum elaeagnifolium - Dwayne Estes
Solanum elaeagnifolium - Dwayne Estes
Solanum elaeagnifolium - Dwayne Estes
Solanum elaeagnifolium - Dwayne Estes
Solanum elaeagnifolium - Dwayne Estes
Solanum elaeagnifolium - Dwayne Estes
Solanum elaeagnifolium - Dwayne Estes
Solanum elaeagnifolium - Milo Pyne
Solanum elaeagnifolium - Milo Pyne
Solanum elaeagnifolium - Milo Pyne
Solanum elaeagnifolium - Milo Pyne