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Unidentified at suppressed - 11 Aug 2020
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Solanum sp. 30 Mar 2022 PatrickCampbell
Solanum linearifolium 12 Aug 2020 margotallatt

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3 comments

   18 Aug 2020
Maybe need to see berries
   22 Aug 2020
Yeah, this looks a bit more like Solanum vescum to me, and it commonly comes up in abundance after fire. It tends to have minimal or no indentation between the corolla lobes (petals) as here, while S. aviculare has alternating dips and points around the corolla edge, at least in all the photos I've taken so far of the two species, though this is not mentioned in the books.
   22 Aug 2020
Also, S. vescum is branched from the base, while S. aviculare tends to have a single trunk and branches higher up. Maybe you could check these features and put up a better front-on flower shot.

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 11 Aug 2020 02:09 PM Recorded on
  • margotallatt Recorded by

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