Plant Identification Database:
Solanaceae (Tomato)

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Wikipedia Glossary of Botanical Terms
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The Virtual Field Herbarium

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
BUDS
STEM
ECOLOGY
IMAGES
Common Name
Scientific Name
Genus
Family
Order
Class
LV: Arrangement
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Size
LV: Form
LV: Edge
LV: Apex
LV: Base
LV: Surface
LV: Venation
LV: Color
FL: Parts
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Position
FL: Size
FL: Season
FL: Petals
FL: Sepals
FL: Stamen
FL: Pistil
FL: Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Size
FR: Seed
FR: Color
FR: Season
BU: Scales
BU: Arrangement
BU: Color
BU: Shape
BU: Leaf Scars
ST: Type
ST: Size
ST: Growth
ST: Surface
ST: Color
ST: Pith
ST: Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name
Scientific Name
Solanaceae (Tomato) Solanales Dicotyledonae 5 parts White; Yellow; Blue; Violet Beaked DRY DEHISCENT; Berry (several-seeded, inner & outer fleshy, pulpy)
Images Note: Be advised that identity may be inaccurate.
Yellow bell pepper Capsicum annuum cultivar Capsicum Solanaceae (Tomato) Solanales Dicotyledonae Foliage, Harold Feinstein Yellow bell pepper Capsicum annuum cultivar
Pale wolfberry; Tomatillo; Rabbit thorn Lycium pallidum Lycium Solanaceae (Tomato) Solanales Dicotyledonae Whorled Oblanceolate, Spatulate, Oblong >1" Glaucous 5 parts White, Yellow, Green Solitary Axillary, Drooping Connate Exerted Berry Red Spring; Summer Evergreen Shrub Thorn straight Fruit raw Desert AZ Pale wolfberry; Tomatillo; Rabbit thorn Lycium pallidum
Tomato; Love-apple Lycopersicon esculentum cultivar Lycopersicon Solanaceae (Tomato) Solanales Dicotyledonae Foliage, Harold Feinstein Tomato; Love-apple Lycopersicon esculentum cultivar
Apple-of-Peru Nicandra physalodes Nicandra Solanaceae (Tomato) Solanales Dicotyledonae Waste places Apple-of-Peru Nicandra physalodes
Clammy ground-cherry Physalis heterophylla Physalis Solanaceae (Tomato) Solanales Dicotyledonae Clammy ground-cherry Physalis heterophylla
Strawberry-tomato Physalis pruinosa Physalis Solanaceae (Tomato) Solanales Dicotyledonae <1' Fruit raw Strawberry-tomato Physalis pruinosa
American black nightshade Solanum americanum Solanum Solanaceae (Tomato) Solanales Dicotyledonae Forest American black nightshade Solanum americanum
Horse-nettle Solanum carolinense Solanum Solanaceae (Tomato) Solanales Dicotyledonae Horse-nettle Solanum carolinense
Bittersweet nightshade Solanum dulcamara Solanum Solanaceae (Tomato) Solanales Dicotyledonae Waste places Bittersweet nightshade Solanum dulcamara
Black nightshade; Common nightshade Solanum nigrum Solanum Solanaceae (Tomato) Solanales Dicotyledonae Opposite Petiole long (1/2+ leaf length) Lanceolate Whole Crenate Acute Obtuse 5 parts White Raceme Spring; Summer Reflexed Berry (several-seeded, inner & outer fleshy, pulpy) Black Herbaceous >1' Waste places Black nightshade; Common nightshade Solanum nigrum
Common Name
Scientific Name
Genus
Family
Order
Class
LV: Arrangement
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Size
LV: Form
LV: Edge
LV: Apex
LV: Base
LV: Surface
LV: Venation
LV: Color
FL: Parts
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Position
FL: Size
FL: Season
FL: Petals
FL: Sepals
FL: Stamen
FL: Pistil
FL: Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Size
FR: Seed
FR: Color
FR: Season
BU: Scales
BU: Arrangement
BU: Color
BU: Shape
BU: Leaf Scars
ST: Type
ST: Size
ST: Growth
ST: Surface
ST: Color
ST: Pith
ST: Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name
Scientific Name
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
BUDS
STEM
ECOLOGY
IMAGES