BCP/Solanum dulcamara


Solanum dulcamara

Flower and fruits

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Profile for Solanum dulcamara (Bittersweet, Bitter Nightshade, Blue Bindweed, Climbing Nightshade)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Twining, semi-woody vine
Flowers:Purple with yellow centers
Scent:Unpleasant aroma from vegetative parts
Fruit:Berries which are red when ripe
Life Cycle: Perennial
Recent Logs

Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall

Regional data:
Southeastern Pennsylvania: (invasive or naturalized) June, July, August, September, October
New Hampshire: (invasive or naturalized) June, July, August , September, October, November
Southwest Oregon: August
Central Pennsylvania: September

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This page is a profile for the plant species Solanum dulcamara, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.