Solanum aviculare

Solanum aviculare_Ron Vanderhoff
Photo by Ron Vanderhoff

Common names: New Zealand nightshade

Solanum aviculare (New Zealand nightshade) is a subshrub/shrub (family Solanaceae) with purple flowers and narrow leaves found in the coastal ranges and desert ranges of California. It is native to Australasia. It favors forests and grasslands. It propagates by seeds which are dispersed via birds.

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