Glossy nightshade or American nightshade.
|S. americanum grows on riparian areas, agricultural areas,desert, upland areas and on disturbed land where little extra water needed.|
|The leaves are alternate on the branch, and vary in size, up to 10 cm long and 7 cm broad, with a coarsely wavy or toothed margin.|
|The flowers are roughly 1 cm in diameter, white or occasionally light purple, with yellow stamens.|
|The fruit is a shiny black, 5–10 mm diameter berry , containing numerous small seeds.|