Bittersweet or Solanum dulcamara

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Date:7th of August 1883

Description:Bittersweet, also known as Woody Nightshade is a perennial sprawling plant found in hedges and woods.

Flowering between June and September, its stem can grow up to 1.75m in length.

This example was found growing at Cheadle in Staffordshire, by John Masefield.

About this plant

This plant is now cared for by staff at Stoke-on-Trent Museums.


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Source: Stoke-on-Trent Museums

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