Brooklet, GA(Zone 8a)

My hubby found this plant growing under one of our trees. It has seeds like a l antana. I never saw any flowers under this tree but the grass was growed up preety tall. any ideas on this. is it a weed or something i should get seeds off of. janet

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Gulfport, MS(Zone 8a)

egads jcf.i think thats an extremely toxic weed..let me do some checking..the name is on my tongue and i cant get it off right now...be back in a few
jen

It looks like a nightshade, either Atropa belladonna or Solanum nigrum, certainly of that family. Pull them up especially if you have children, they are poisonous and will cause terrible stomach upset if eaten in the best case senario.

Gulfport, MS(Zone 8a)

i, too, think its in the nightshade family...just cant find the right one...
will check further, but im off to football practice now..lol, well not me, but my son
jen

Brooklet, GA(Zone 8a)

thanks for the info

Temple, GA(Zone 7b)

Poisonous Plants of North Carolina - Atropa Belladonna - Learn the plant family, origin and poisonous part of the herb. Includes other facts and photos.
Hey Janet, I did a search and just type this in the top. This site shows a pic of it and I bet this is what it is. I've never seen it before, and I live here in Ga. I found something this weekend, and it's called Beauty Berry Bush, but the berry's are a neon purple color and it is beautiful.Wishing your find would have been the same. If I can figure out if the berry's are the seeds for sure, I could share some with you. Also, thanks on the passion flowers. They looked fine!!!!

Thanks, Traci S

Brooklet, GA(Zone 8a)

Traci S, Is what you are talking about called pruple beauty berry, callicarpa dichotoma, You can find a pic in daves plant data base under purple beauty berry. lmk ok

Camilla, GA(Zone 8a)

The Beauty Berry bush grows wild here in GA, it's all over here in southwest GA..Callicarpa.. I agree, your picture is a Nightshade..
Larkie

Temple, GA(Zone 7b)

Hey Janet, I did see the pic and Thanks alot! It says the blooms are pink. That was one thing I was wondering, if the berry's were it, or if it flowered. I guess the berry's are the seed right? I have some if you'd like any. Not many, but a few. I'd be glad to share, especially since I was such a procrastinator on sending postage on the Passiflora. Just LMK!!! I've gotten things better organized now, and I am finally getting this DG thing and Love it!!

Thanks again, Traci S

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