This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Herbs, Poisonous Plants
- Annual herb; leaves alternate, simple, smooth margined; flowers small, white, 5-parted; fruit a glossy, black berry.
- USA, NC
- Poison Part:
- Leaves and berries
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Nausea, vomiting, salivation, drowsiness, abdominal pain, diarrhea, weakness, respiratory depression; may be fatal.
- Toxic Principle:
- Solanine alkaloid.
- HIGHLY TOXIC, MAY BE FATAL IF EATEN!
- Found in:
- Weedy in disturbed areas, fields, roadsides, wasteplaces, edge of woods; forest or natural area.
NCCES plant id: 1161