Invasive Specieswoody nightshade

Solanum dulcamara
FOUND by 0330I
2015-09-17
Falmouth
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by LLP
Peer reviewed by Kelly
Field Notes
The area we investigated was on was in a pond to the left of the back of Falmouth Middle school. There are many different plants even though we are in a developed area.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
The berries are coming off of branches that are coming off vertically off of the stem. The way the branches are attached to the berries it looks star like. The stem is a dark brown with a lot of egg shaped, bright red berries on them.
Photo of my evidence.
The leaves alternate on the stem until they get to the berries.
Photo of my evidence.
In the picture there are a lot of leaves around the berries. The leaves are arrowed shaped. Dark green purple laves.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Solanum dulcamara
Common name:
woody nightshade
Count of individuals: 
10-20
Coverage: 
Reproduction: 
Vegetative structures (plants)
Pollinators (plants)
Sampling method: 
Quadrat (user-placement)
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.737070 °
Longitude: 
W -70.275580 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Upland - Developed areas
Trip Information
Name:
Falmouth Middle School-Upland Osprey 2015
Trip date: 
Thu, 2015-09-17 07:18
Town or city: 
Falmouth
Type of investigation: 
Species and Habitat Survey
Ecosystem: 
Upland
Watershed: 
Presumpscot
Habitat Observations
Species diversity: 
20 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
Paved road
Walking trail
People
Construction
Tree canopy cover: 
Soil moisture: 
Moist

Comments

Nice photos and sketch of your study site!

Great close up photo of the fruit! I love that you can even see the tiny hairs on the stems. Nice work,

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