Solanum ptychanthum

Common Name:  American Nightshade, West Indian Nightshade

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habit = larger annual, bushy branched fruits (poisonous)
this flower shows where this plant gets its specific epithet (ptychanthum = folded flower) this picture shows the yellow anthers typical of Solanum distinguishing it from the genus Capsicum which has blue anthers
leaves lanceolate or elliptic with entire leaf margins