silverleaf nightshade


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Noun1.silverleaf nightshade - weedy nightshade with silvery foliage and violet or blue or white flowerssilverleaf nightshade - weedy nightshade with silvery foliage and violet or blue or white flowers; roundish berry widely used to curdle milk; central United States to South America
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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Targeted weed species are: giant rats tail grass, prickly acacia, mother-of-millions, fleabane, sowthistle, silverleaf nightshade, African boxthorn, ox-eye daisy, cabomba, and sagittaria.
Prevalent throughout the United States, the fungus overwinters on tomato plant debris and perennial tomato-family weeds, including hairy nightshade, horsenetde, jimsonweed, sacred thorn-apple and silverleaf nightshade.
The search is on for insects, mites, microbes, or nematodes that could nibble on, gnaw through, or sicken silverleaf nightshade in a biologically based approach to controlling this noxious weed, which hails from the Americas but has spread to southern Europe, Africa, India, Australia, and elsewhere.
Although the nematode and the 2 Leptinotarsa leaf-beetles caused significant damage to silverleaf nightshade Solanum elaeagnifolium Cav.