BNP Grandview alley. Occasional
Location St. Rt. 35 West, just outside of Xenia, Ohio. ODOT property. Plant was in fruiting stage (yellow berries). Habitat: Growing in maintained grass and old field of along roadside. High disturbance due to routine maintenance (mowing). Native/Non native status: Non native to Northeastern region.
Under black walnut tree in front of barn.
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Or S. elaeagnifolium?
Yellow fruits on ground...field had been cut
Around 1-1.5 feet tall.
Solanaceae -- thanks to Stig Madsen for ID help. He thought the thorns might be too thin, which is why I've put it in ID Please, but I've been thru all the NJ Solanum sp., & this is the only one even close. Growing in an abandoned railyard -- perfect match on habitat. Fruits are 1–2 cm across.