Horse Nettle




One of Missouri’s commonest wildflowers (aka, “obnoxious weeds”) is the Horse Nettle (Solanum carolinense): Horse Nettle blooms in elongated clusters, with flowers ranging from white to purple. The 5 united petals form a 5-point star, with yellow stamens protruding. The leaves do not have bristles, but yellow prickles on the stems and midribs of the […]

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Horse Nettle




On my last trip to the local prairie, I found quite a bit of Horse Nettle (Solanum carolinense) growing. Here are a couple of macro images I captured: And a focus-stacked macro image, made by combining 8 individual images: This “obnoxious weed” is quite colorful as it blooms around the prairie. It seems you either […]

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