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Solanum hindsianum

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Solanum hindsianum

Species Name: Solanum hindsianum
Common Name: Baja Nightshade

Open shrub with felty light green leaves and large lavender flowers. Showy. Caution: all parts are toxic.

Plant Family: Solanaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 3 to 6 feet high.
Growth Habit: Low
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Sun to Partial Sun
Soil Preference: Sandy and Rocky
Water Requirements: Semi-moist
Cold Hardy to: Frost-tender
Flower Season: August to April
Flower Color: Lavender
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Baja: San Quientin to Cape Region
Natural Habitat: Rocky hillsides, bajadas, arroyos, canyons

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