Solanum dimidiatum

Common Names: Western Horse Nettle, Potato-weed

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five blue-purple petals - corolla 2.7 to 5cm across fully open the anthers converge around the style but are not fused

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young fruits--these fruits, even though they look like tomatoes (which are in this genus as well), are deadly poisonous mature fruits
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leaves--the leaves of this species are wider than those of Solanum eleagnifolium leaf underside--the undersides in this species are green instead of grey, as they are in S. eleagnifolium
Can you distinguish the male and female reproductive parts?