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Plant Identification: SOLVED: Yellow-orange berries about 1/4 inch very thorny stem

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Wendell, NC

January 14, 2013
10:13 AM

Post #9384668

I have this very odd and a loner weed/plant that stands about 10 inches high and has 4-5 yellow-orange berries on it. The stem has very fine thorns - actually covered in thorns. What is it? Thanks.

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Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

January 14, 2013
10:26 AM

Post #9384678

Possibly Solanum carolinense
Seattle, WA

January 14, 2013
10:32 AM

Post #9384685

It could also be S. incanum based on the trunks of the plant.
Raleigh, NC
(Zone 7b)

January 14, 2013
10:36 AM

Post #9384689

It's Solanum carolinense.

Solanum incanum is not native and does not occur here.

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