Pest Photo

Mary Ellen (Mel) Harte,

Climbing nightshade; Bittersweet

Solanum dulcamara

Climbing nightshade; Bittersweet (Solanum dulcamara) is an invasive plant. It is a native of Europe and Asia and was first detected in USA in 1843.

Bittersweet is a semi-woody herbaceous perennial vine, which scrambles over other plants, and is considered an invasive problem.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CABI data sheet.