Also called bitter nightshade, bittersweet nightshade, trailing nightshade, trailing bittersweet, ◼︎ blue bindweed, Amara Dulcis, fellenwort, felonwood, poisonberry, poisonflower, scarlet berry, snakeberry, ◼︎ violet bloom and woody nightshade.  Part of eggplant/​nightshade/​potato/​tomato  genus Solanum in chili/​petunia/​nightshade/​potato/​tobacco/​tomato  family Solanaceae.

Native to Eurasia.  Invasive > in USA+Canada Invasive > report it! Invasive > in USA Invasive > in Michigan seeds restricted (≤ 1/2000) in Michigan (.pdf page 3)

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Learn more about climbing nightshade Solanum dulcamara

Biological Control in Eastern USA (.pdf page 301)

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