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Solanum caroliniense L.
Horsenettle, Carolina horsenettle

Family: Solanaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Widespread in the eastern United States; apparently briefly introduced as a weed in South Florida.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Possibly Extirpated

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Doubtfully Native

South Florida History and Distribution: Collected once in 1966 by Robert Broome (s.n. USF) along Old Cutler Road.

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Solanum caroliniense available from :

Solanum caroliniense has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Dupuis Reserve Reported

Solanum caroliniense has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Presumed Extirpated Doubtfully Native

Solanum caroliniense has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland