Poisonous Nightshade

Toxicity of Nightshade Berries

Nightshade berries Solanum dulcamara)  are one of the most ingested poisonous berries in Minnesota.Ripened and unripened nightshade berries are given to mice in this study, during various seasons. Unripened fruit late in season seemed to show most behavioral differences.

Collins, James E., Hornfeldt, Carl S. 2008. “Toxicity of Nightshade Berries (Solanum Dulcamara) in Mice.” Journal of Toxicology: Clinical Toxicology. 28(2):185-192.

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