Solanum jamesii

Wild Potato
Solanum jamesii

Family: Nightshade (Solanaceae)
Photo taken on: August 4, 2011
Location: White Rock, NM
Life Zones: Plains to montane
Habitat: Disturbed areas, roadsides

Grows to 12" with pinnately compound leaves which are only slightly hairy. The flower is 1" across compared to the Black Nightshade and petals are not fused as in other nightshades. All parts of the plant are toxic.

White/Cream Single Flowers