(Solanum rostratum Dun.)
GROWTH HABIT: Annual, erect to 2 feet tall.
LEAVES: 2 to 5 inches long, deep lobed, covered with spines on the under side.
STEMS: Covered with sharp spines.
FLOWER: Yellow, 1 inch wide, 5 lobed, bloom throughout the summer.
SEEDS: Numerous, small, black, wrinkled, flattened, seeds in a spine covered capsule.
OTHER: Native to U.S. on disturbed prairie and wastelands.