buffalobur nightshade

(Solanum rostratum)

Conservation Status
buffalobur nightshade
 
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

N5? - Secure

SNR - Unranked

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
Weed Status
     
 

Prohibited noxious weed in Cottonwood and Lac que Parle Counties.

     
           
 
Description
 
 

 

 
     
 

Height

 
 

12 to 40

 
     
 

Flower Color

 
 

Yellow

 
     
 

Similar Species

 
     
     
 
Habitat
 
 

Dry. Prairies, fields, pastures, roadsides, railroads, and other waste places. Full sun.

 
     
 
Biology
 
 

Flowering

 
 

June to September

 
     
 
Use
 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 22, 24, 28, 30.

 
  11/12/2020      
         
 

Nativity

 
 

Native

 
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

 

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Kingdom Plantae (green algae and land plants)  
  Subkingdom Viridiplantae (green plants)  
  Infrakingdom Streptophyta (land plants and green algae)  
  Superdivision Embryophyta (land plants)  
  Division Tracheophyta (vascular plants)  
  Subdivision Spermatophytina (seed plants)  
  Class Magnoliopsida (flowering plants)  
  Superorder Asteranae  
 

Order

Solanales (nightshades, bindweeds, gooseweeds, and allies)  
 

Family

Solanaceae (nightshades)  
  Subfamily Solanoideae (nightshades and allies)  
  Tribe Solaneae (nightshades and jaltomatas)  
 

Genus

Solanum (nightshade)  
  Subgenus Leptostemonum  
  Section Crinitum  
       
 

Subordinate Taxa

 
 

 

 
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

Androcera rostrata

Solanum cornutum

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

beaked-sandbur

buffalo berry

buffalo-bur nightshade

buffalobur

buffalobur nightshade

Colorado bur

horned nightshade

Kansas thistle

Mexican thistle

pincushion nightshade

prickly nightshade

Texas thistle

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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Popped up in a new garden area, never seen this before!

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Curran Kulseth
       

can't touch this. Well you can but it'll sting!

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Other Videos
 
  Buffalobur
Ohio State University Weed Science
 
   
 
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Published on Aug 20, 2014

This video is about Buffalobur

   
       
  Weed of the Week #844 - Buffalobur (Air Date 6/8/14)
AgPhD's channel
 
   
 
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Published on Jun 20, 2014

It's our Weed of the Week, Buffalobur.

   
       

 

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James Folden
7/10/2019

Location: LeSueur County, North of Lake Washington, Kasota township

Popped up in a new garden area, never seen this before!

buffalobur nightshade


Curran Kulseth
8/17/2015

Location: Minneapolis, Mn Hennepin county

can't touch this. Well you can but it'll sting!

buffalobur nightshade


runbob5
8/19/2014

Location: stearns county near St. Anna

single plant growing under a bird feeder post.  (removed)


     
     
 
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