nigrum L., non-native
- a dicot in the Solanaceae family
The berries are very toxic. Do not mistake them for elderbierries -
elderberries grow on
large shrubs in great clusters, not on 18" plants.
nighshade is common in damp shady places - all parts are toxic
always be cautious when harvesting berries for eating- these black
berries can kill
The tiny flowers face downward.
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