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Updated 4/6/2013

Family Solanaceae

HAWAII - INDIGENOUS

Solanum americanum

Ka'ena Point, Oahu

 

WCC, Kane'ohe, Oahu

 

Makapu'u, Oahu

GLOSSY NIGHTSHADE    POPOLO

Weedy annual or short-lived perennial of disturbed areas.  Shiny black fruits are edible & used medicinally.  Warm & temperate areas worldwide.