nightshade

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Alpine variety of enchanter's nightshade Alpine enchanter's nightshade , Circaea alpina
poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family; used as an antispasmodic and to dilate the eye pupil; also administered in large amounts as an antidote for organophosphate nerve agents or organophosphate insecticides atropine
North American nightshade with prickly foliage and racemose yellow flowers buffalo bur , Solanum rostratum
enchanter's nightshade Circaea , genus Circaea
improved garden variety of black nightshade having small edible orange or black berries garden huckleberry , Solanum burbankii , Solanum melanocerasum , Solanum nigrum guineese , sunberry , wonderberry
type genus of the Solanaceae: nightshade; potato; eggplant; bittersweet genus Solanum , Solanum
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 prairie berry , purple nightshade , silver-leaved nettle , silver-leaved nightshade , silverleaf nightshade , Solanum elaeagnifolium , trompillo , white horse nettle
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