climbing nightshade


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Related to climbing nightshade: poisonberry, Bitter Nightshade
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Noun1.climbing nightshade - poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berriesclimbing nightshade - poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America
genus Solanum, Solanum - type genus of the Solanaceae: nightshade; potato; eggplant; bittersweet
nightshade - any of numerous shrubs or herbs or vines of the genus Solanum; most are poisonous though many bear edible fruit
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Deadly nightshade (black berries), climbing nightshade (red or black berries), poison ivy and poison sumac (white berries) and plants like baneberry, doll's eyes, leopardsbane and a host of unfamiliar plants are best admired at a distance.
Some berries that children eat are potentially toxic, such as pokeweed (Phytolacca) and climbing nightshade (Solanum dulcamara), but these become less toxic as they ripen.
894 Spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum) 787 Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii) 781 English ivy (Hedera helix) 765 Climbing nightshade (Solanum dulcamara) 754