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Oct 24, 2014 10:38 PM CST
Name: Joseph
Cache Valley Great Basin
Landrace: locally-adapted diversity
I already got rid of the berries, but I found a close-up photo of the sepals.

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http://www.eattheweeds.com/american-nightshade-a-much-maligned-edible/ wrote: "3) The S. nigrum has DULL black berries when ripe, and they tend to be larger than the other two. Also the stems of the berries do not emerge from one single point but are separated slightly on the stem, staggered like a spike."


Based on that, I'd ID it as S. nigrum.
Author of Mother Earth News Blog about Landrace Gardening: http://www.motherearthnews.com/search.aspx?tags= Lofthouse

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