|It is an unfavorable weed
unmanageable because of its prickles on entire stems and leaves.
Solanum carolinense is a perennial seen in fields,
roadside, wastelands, riverbeds, etc., expanding its rhizomes long
to spread. Stems measure 0.5-1m in height, with leaves 8-15cm in
length, and 4-8cm in width, alternately arranged. Branch tops bear
6-10 white-purplish flowers in an inflorescence. Bloom time: