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Related to woody nightshade: poisonberry, climbing nightshade, bittersweet nightshade, Trailing Nightshade
(Plants) a scrambling woody Eurasian solanaceous plant, Solanum dulcamara, having purple flowers with recurved petals and a protruding cone of yellow anthers and producing poisonous red berry-like fruits. Also called: bittersweet
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|Noun||1.||woody nightshade - poisonous perennial Old World vine having violet flowers and oval coral-red berries; widespread weed in North America|
bittersweet, bittersweet nightshade, climbing nightshade, poisonous nightshade, Solanum dulcamara, deadly nightshade
nightshade - any of numerous shrubs or herbs or vines of the genus Solanum; most are poisonous though many bear edible fruit