What is this plant? I think the berries turn purple and/or black when ripe....

Asked October 14, 2014, 6:54 PM EDT

What is this plant? I think the berries turn purple and/or black when ripe. Are the berries edible?

Baltimore Maryland weed identification nightshade eastern black nightshade

1 Response

This is Eastern black nightshade, a weed which as its name suggests is poisonous. Pull it up and do not let the berries form or fall to the ground so it doesn't reoccur next year..

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