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 such as 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.
reported exposures Philodendron (Philodendron sp.) 4726 Pepper (Capsicum annuum) 3912 Dumb cane (Dieffenbachia sp.) 2837 Poinsettia (Euphorbia putcherrima) 2798 Holly (Liex sp.) 2651 Pokeweed/Inkberry (Phytolacoa Americana) 2231 Peace lilly (Spathiphyllum sp.) 2086 Jade plant (Crassula sp.) 1658 Pothos/Devil's ivy (Epipremnum aureum) 1401 Poison ivy (Toxicodendron/Rhus radicans) 1308 Umbrella tree (Brassaia actinophylia) 1141 African violet (Saintpaulia ionantha) 1137 Rhododendron/Azalea (Rhododendron sp.) 1029 Yew (Taxus sp.) 969 Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulua) 945 Pyracantha (Pyracantha sp.) 894 Spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum) 787 Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii) 781 English ivy (Hedera helix) 765 Climbing nightshade (Solanum dulcamara) 754