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    07 / 12 / 2015

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From what i’ve seen it looks a bit like black nightshade, but has some small thorns on it. Curious if it’s of the nightshade family since it was near the swings and i would hate for someone to ingest one thinking it’s safe to eat. (there’s a lot of toddlers that dont have the best judgement that play at the park.) also, sorry for wrong region, central U.S. isn’t an option, nor is southern


  • stone Master Identifier says:

    Don’t eat it. horse nettle (Solanum carolinense) Do the kids in arkansas have a habit of ingesting strange foul tasting fruits? Horse nettle is a perennial, so it will take repeated attempts at pulling before it gives up…

    July 14th, 2015 at 10:41am

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