horse nettle definition

  • noun:
    • A prickly-stemmed plant (Solanum carolinense) of east and central North America, having purplish or white star-shaped blossoms and yellow berries.
    • a coarse, prickly, American herb, the Solanum Carolinense.
    • coarse prickly weed having pale yellow plants and yellow berrylike fruit; common throughout south and east United States

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