Scientific Name: Solanum rostratum
Common Names: Buffalobur Nightshade, Buffalo Bur
An annual drought-resistant weed. Leaves are 2-3 inches long with deep rounded lobes. Flowers bloom in summer, berries in fall. It's named for the berries' prickly encasing. Can be a host to the Colorado beetle which is a pest to potato crops. Also called "beaked nightshade" or "prickly potato".
Bloom Color(s): yellow
Foliage Color(s): Green
Plant Width: 2 - 3 in.
Bloom Period: May to September
Plant Family: Solanaceae
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
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