Carolina Horsenettle Solanum carolinense Linnaeus  

Status:

"Native of southeastern United States, north to Virginia and Kentucky, and as a weed northward to Vermont, Ontario, Michigan and Minnesota, and west to Idaho and Washington" (Reed, 1964).

Relationships:

A larval host plant for False Potato Beetle and Colorado Potato Beetle.

There are 614 records in the project database.

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Carolina Horsenettle in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/17/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Carolina Horsenettle blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (7/16/2016). Photo by Jim Wilkinson. (MBP list)

Carolina Horsenettle blooming in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/13/2014). Photo by Max Wilson. (MBP list)

Carolina Horsenettle in Howard Co., Maryland (7/21/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Carolina Horsenettle in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (7/5/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Carolina Horsenettle in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/25/2016). Photo by Bill Hill. (MBP list)

Carolina Horsenettle blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (6/19/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Carolina Horsenettle blooming in Washington Co., Maryland (7/20/2014). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Carolina Horsenettle blooming in Harford Co., Maryland (9/10/1983). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Carolina Horsenettle in Prince George's Co., Maryland (10/2/2014). Photo by Fritz Flohr Reynolds. (MBP list)

Carolina Horsenettle in Kent Co., Maryland (7/5/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Carolina Horsenettle in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (7/16/2016). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Carolina Horsenettle in Howard Co., Maryland (10/24/2019). Collected and processed by Helen Lowe Metzman. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

Carolina Horsenettle in Allegany Co., Maryland (10/5/2014). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Carolina Horsenettle in Dorchester Co., Maryland (1/15/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Carolina Horsenettle growing in Howard Co., Maryland (1/27/2018). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

The distinctive fruit of Carolina Horsenettle is often retained through winter - Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (2/18/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Carolina Horsenettle fruit in Prince George's Co., Maryland (1/21/2016). Photo by David Hilmy. (MBP list)

Carolina Horsenettle in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (2/24/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Carolina Horsenettle (fruit in winter) in Harford Co., Maryland (12/6/2015). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An older Carolina Horsenettle plant post bloom in Talbot Co., Maryland (8/19/2012). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)


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