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mydogsandmeJuly 20, 2013

I found this growing on the back 40 and was wondering what it was? I'm in Lakewood, WA. Thanks all.

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plantknitter(8)

Solanum sp.
One of the nightshades with white flowers, maybe S. douglasii, or S. americanum

    Bookmark   July 20, 2013 at 12:04PM
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mydogsandme

thanks plantknitter.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2013 at 1:01PM
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dottyinduncan(z8b coastal BC)

I had something like this, turned out to be deadly nightshade but unfortunately, I didn't know that until it had set seed. 10 years later, I'm still pulling it out.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2013 at 1:57PM
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seysonn(8a WA/HZ 1)

They are member of nightshade, also called Horse Nettle.
They are close relatives of eggplant. The stem has thorn on it and grows a fruit the size of a cherry tomato that become orange color when ripe. I think they also overwinter but mostly propagate via the seeds in the fruit.

PULL THEM OUT BEFORE FRUITING. but they are good to draw flea beetle away from peppers and eggplants.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2013 at 3:27AM
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jewell_pnw(7)

I am trying to determine the rate of growth and mature size of this magnolia so need to know the variety. Thanks for any info.

    Bookmark   August 3, 2013 at 2:15PM
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