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Plant Form: Erect shrub or small tree.
Size: 1.5 to 4 m tall.
Stem: Upright, with sparse curved prickles and star shaped hairs.
Leaves: Large, up to 30 cm long, usually deeply lobed, hairy underneath, alternating along stem.
Flowers: White, star shaped, to 5 cm diameter, in clusters of up to 50.
Fruit and Seeds: Round berries, greenish yellow to orange, in small to large clusters, containing many light brown seeds.
Habitat: Pastures, waterways, forests, roadsides, parks, old gardens.
Distinguishing Features: Generally larger leaves and less reddish hairs on new growth than lookalike Turkey berry (Solanum torvum).