Blue Bindweed: Felonwort: Scarlet or Snakeberry: Poison Flower: Woody Nightshade.

Solatium Dulcamara. Nightshade Family. June - Sept.

A climbing or straggling, shrubby plant, stems 2 - 8 feet long, found in moist thickets. Eastern United States. Naturalized from Europe.

Flowers

Violet or purple, with yellow conic center, 5 reflexed divisions, in loose clusters. Berries inedible, successively green, yellow, orange, then red; appear at the same time with flowers.

Leaves

Toothless, variable, some bearing 2 leaflets at the base.

Bittersweet.

Bittersweet.