|COMMON NAME:||Horsenettle, Carolina|
|SCIENTIFIC NAME:||Solanum carolinense|
|FEATURES:||Perennial solanaceous species. White to purple flowers. Produces yellow tomato-like fruit. Leaves
more long than wide. Spines along primary veins of leaves and stem. Plant rigid.
|DESCRIPTION:||Rhizomatous perennial regrowing from old root stock. Common in pastures and old abandoned fields.
In the same family as tomato, so possess similar characteristics such as a clammy appearance, single
alternate leaves, and five petal flowers.