Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Solanum rostratum Dunal
(Buffalo Bur)

Family: Solanaceae

Status: Native

Androcera rostrata (Dunal) Rydberg

Solanum rostratum is a prostrate herb of sandy lower elevations. It has sinuate, pinnatifid leaves and bright yellow flowers. It is armed with dense prickles.
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Solanum rostratum, photo Russ Kleinman & Karen Blisard, Burro Mtns., Thompson Canyon, June 13, 2007

Solanum rostratum, closeup of flower, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris & Denise Friedrick, Burro Mtns., Newby Road, June 7, 2009

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