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"Poisonous" does not mean deadly. Some manifestations of toxicity are subtle. The dose, as always, determines if a plant is safe source of nutrients or a toxic hazard.

Scientific Name: Solanum spp.

Common Name: Common Nightshade, Black Nightshade, Horse Nettle, Buffalo Bur, Potato

Species Most Often Affected: cattle, humans, rodents, sheep, horses, goats

Poisonous Parts: leaves, immature fruit

Primary Poisons: soladulcidine,solanine

Questions possibly pertaining to Solanum spp.:

Does this situation seem reasonable?

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