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Solanum hystrix R.Br.
Afghan Thistle
Growing  in western South Australia where it is native.



  Solanum hystrix Solanum hystrix
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flower and leaves
  Location:Fowlers Bay, South Australia Location:Fowlers Bay, South Australia
  GPS coordinates:31˚54.9200S, 13229.1880E GPS coordinates:31˚54.9200S, 13229.1880E
  Date of photo:21 October 2018 Date of photo:21 October 2018
  Field No.:7555 Field No.:7555
     
Solanum hystrix Solanum hystrix
 
Description:Leaf Description:Flower
  Location:Fowlers Bay, South Australia Location:Fowlers Bay, South Australia
  GPS coordinates:31˚54.9200S, 13229.1880E GPS coordinates:31˚54.9200S, 13229.1880E
  Date of photo:21 October 2018 Date of photo:21 October 2018
  Field No.:7555 Field No.:7555
     
  Solanum hystrix Solanum hystrix
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Fowlers Bay, South Australia Location:Fowlers Bay, South Australia
  GPS coordinates:31˚54.9200S, 13229.1880E GPS coordinates:31˚54.9200S, 13229.1880E
  Date of photo:21 October 2018 Date of photo:21 October 2018
  Field No.:7555 Field No.:7555
     

 

References (accessed 5 February 2019):

Purdie, R.W., Symon, D.E. & Haegi, L. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1982), Solanaceae. Flora of Australia 29:155

http://www.flora.sa.gov.au/efsa/lucid/Solanaceae/Solanum%20species/key/Australian%20Solanum%20species/Media/Html/Solanum_hystrix.htm

Lepschi, B.J. (1996), Recognition and distribution of Solanum hoplopetalum and S. hystrix (Solanaceae) in Australia. Nuytsia 10(3):469

 

 

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