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Solanum dulcamara
(bittersweet nightshade)

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Solanum dulcamara (bittersweet nightshade)

Summary

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  • 17 November 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Solanum dulcamara
  • Preferred Common Name
  • bittersweet nightshade
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Solanum dulcamara

Preferred Common Name

  • bittersweet nightshade

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Solanales
  •                         Family: Solanaceae
  •                             Genus: Solanum
  •                                 Species: Solanum dulcamara

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 25 Feb 2021

Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

Host Plants and Other Plants Affected

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Plant nameFamilyContextReferences
Solanum lycopersicum (tomato)SolanaceaeUnknown

References

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Knapp S, 2013. Special Issue: A revision of the Dulcamaroid clade of Solanum L. (Solanaceae). PhytoKeys, No.22:1-428. http://www.pensoft.net/journals/phytokeys/

Stobbs, L. W., Greig, N., Weaver, S., Shipp, L., Ferguson, G., 2009. The potential role of native weed species and bumble bees (Bombus impatiens) on the epidemiology of Pepino mosaic virus. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 31(2), 254-261. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/07060660909507599

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, 2011. Invasive Species Databases.,

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Golas T M, Weerden G M van der, Berg R G van den, Mariani C, Allefs J J H M, 2010. Role of Solanum dulcamara L. in potato late blight epidemiology. Potato Research. 53 (1), 69-81. DOI:10.1007/s11540-010-9151-4

Murphy A F, Cating R A, Goyer A, Hamm P B, Rondon S I, 2014. First report of natural infection by 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' in bittersweet nightshade (Solanum dulcamara) in the Columbia basin of Eastern Oregon. Plant Disease. 98 (10), 1425-1426. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-05-14-0497-PDN

Perry K L, McLane H, 2011. Potato virus m in bittersweet nightshade (Solanum dulcamara) in New York State. Plant Disease. 95 (5), 619. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-10-10-0768

Salamon P, 2004. Poster - identification of a strain of Potato virus M (PVM) naturally occurring on woody nightshade (Solanum dulcamara L.) in Hungary. In: EAPR Virology 2004, Abstracts of the 12th European Association for Potato Research Virology Section Meeting, Rennes, France, 13-19 June 2004. [ed. by Giblot-Ducray D]. Wageningen, Netherlands: European Association for Potato Research. 6.

Stobbs L W, Greig N, Weaver S, Shipp L, Ferguson G, 2009. The potential role of native weed species and bumble bees (Bombus impatiens) on the epidemiology of Pepino mosaic virus. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 31 (2), 254-261. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/07060660909507599

Waleron M, Misztak A, Jońca J, Waleron K, 2019. First report of Pectobacterium polaris causing soft rot of potato in Poland. Plant Disease. 103 (1), 144. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-05-18-0861-PDN

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GISD/IASPMR: Invasive Alien Species Pathway Management Resource and DAISIE European Invasive Alien Species Gatewayhttps://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.m93f6Data source for updated system data added to species habitat list.

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