BRIT Philecology Herbarium
Catalog #: BRIT529754
Taxon: Solanum elaeagnifolium Cav.
Family: Solanaceae
Determiner: Dan Caudle (6/1/2018)
ID Remarks: Common name: silverleaf nightshade
Collector: Kelly R. Carroll   10   
Date: 2018-06-01
Verbatim Date: 1 June 2018
Additional Collectors: Dan Caudle
Locality: United States of America, Texas, Tarrant, Fort Worth, General Collection Area: All Saints' Episcopal School property, between I-20 frontage road and Normandale St., extends 90m east of school guardshack.. Hill on northeast corner of area by I-20 frontage road above drainage area, semi-disturbed prairie remnant.
32.73432  -97.49101  WGS 84
Elevation: 238 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 238 m
Habitat: Growing under canopy of honey mesquite tree, partly-shaded; semi-disturbed area, remnant prairie.
Substrate: dry silty substrate
Associated Species: Prosopis glandulosa
Description: Tall herbaceous stems (0.75-1m), some plants have frequent fragile small red spines; leaf underside silver green, soft fuzzy surface, simple leaves with ~3cm petioles & defined veins; inflorescence purple with faded yellow veins to each point, five points with bright yellow anther (?) at center; berries on dead material yellow fading to mint green, appear like mini tomatoes.
Specimen Images
Usage Rights: CC BY (Attribution)
Rights Holder: Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Record Id: 8c250374-e6fc-47d1-9ed6-77734dfb407b
Occurrence ID (GUID): 8c250374-e6fc-47d1-9ed6-77734dfb407b
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Tiana Rehman (
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