Carolina Horsenettle – 8/11/23

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 8/11/23

Observation Time: 4:45 p.m.

Observation Location: Gavins Pond Rd. (garden in my back yard)

Common Name: Carolina Horsenettle

Scientific Name: Solanum carolinense

Comments: As the name implies, the natural range of this invasive, thorny weed is the mid-Atlantic states, but it is spreading north as the climate warms.

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