#39,676.01351 Bittersweet Nightshade wildflowers and fruit, flower, berry, ber
Bittersweet Nightshade (Solanum dulcamara), Solanaceae family, flowers and fruit showing several stages of ripeness. Wildflowers. The most ripe fruit is red, and the least ripe is small and green; poisonous. Do not eat. Sizes given here are based on my xprimary specimens, since I did not measure the plant today. Star-like purple or blue flowers with petals turning backwards (in the later stages of maturity), either slightly or greatly; 17-25 cm (.63-1”) diam x 12 mm (1/2”) deep. Grows somewhat vine-like. Distinctive leaves and flowers. Berries change from green through yellow and orange to bright red, shaped like fat footballs. Shown here with immature and mature berries. Mature berries are about 25 mm (1”).
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