[The Nightshade Family in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Bittersweet, Bittersweet Nightshade, Climbing Nightshade, Felonwort

Solanum dulcamara

Synonym: Solanum dulcamara var. dulcamara

Bittersweet, Bittersweet Nightshade, Climbing Nightshade, Felonwort: Solanum dulcamara (Synonym: Solanum dulcamara var. dulcamara)

Bittersweet nightshade as seen along the west bank of the Deschutes River just south of Heritage Park.................July 27, 2011.

Close-up of the flower of Bittersweet, Bittersweet Nightshade, Climbing Nightshade, Felonwort: Solanum dulcamara (Synonym: Solanum dulcamara var. dulcamara) - Close-up of a flower of Bittersweet, Bittersweet Nightshade, Climbing Nightshade, Felonwort: Solanum dulcamara (Synonym: Solanum dulcamara var. dulcamara) - Close-up of a developing fruit of Bittersweet, Bittersweet Nightshade, Climbing Nightshade, Felonwort: Solanum dulcamara (Synonym: Solanum dulcamara var. dulcamara)

Close-up of a stem leaf of Bittersweet, Bittersweet Nightshade, Climbing Nightshade, Felonwort: Solanum dulcamara (Synonym: Solanum dulcamara var. dulcamara) - Close-up of a stem leaf of Bittersweet, Bittersweet Nightshade, Climbing Nightshade, Felonwort: Solanum dulcamara (Synonym: Solanum dulcamara var. dulcamara)

Close-ups of the flowers, developing (green) fruits, and stem leaves of bittersweet nightshade as seen along the west bank of the Deschutes River just south of Heritage Park.................July 27, 2011.

Paul Slichter