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Solanum seaforthianum Andr.
Climbing nightshade, Brazilian nightshade

Solanum seaforthianum
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Solanaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Solanum seaforthianum has been found in the following 13 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
A.D. 'Doug' Barnes Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Bonair Beach Parcel, Martin County Present Not Native, Naturalized
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Not Native, Naturalized
Castellow Hammock Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
Dupuis Reserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Fuchs Hammock Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Pine Island Ridge Natural Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Silver Palm Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Tree Tops Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Virginia Key Beach Park and Marine Stadium Present Not Native, Naturalized

Solanum seaforthianum has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Martin County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Solanum seaforthianum has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Maritime Hammock
Rockland Hammock

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Solanum seaforthianum
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr