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Food & Cooking
Is truffle a nightshade like potatoes?
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Asked in Fruits and Vegetables
Are there any bad effects of eating nightshade vegetables?
Asked in Salad
Which salad ingredient belongs to the same family as deadly nightshade?
Asked in Botany or Plant Biology, Gardening
What foods belong to the family of plants called nightshade?
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What is in the nightshade group?
Nightshade is any plant of the genus Solanum which has about 2,300 species, and certain other plants of the same family and other families. The species usually called nightshade in North American and England is Solanum dulcamara. Other species include: black nightshade (S. nigrum), deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna), and Enchanter's nightshade (of the genus Circaea). Some popular edible plants that are in the group are tomatoes, potatoes, and bell peppers.