2. The leaves are alternate and arrow-shaped.
3. The tiny purple and yellow flowers look like clusters of tiny shooting stars.
4. The berries are small, but bright red when ripe. They lool like tiny tomatoes (a relative). See photo at right!
2. Nightshade is a relative of the tomato, eggplant, and potato.
3. It is a bothersome european weed that spreads easily because birds drop the seeds with their droppings.
4. The bright berries are a favorite bird food.