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Species from Nightshade Family, Solanaceae: 5

Nightshade Family, Solanaceae

The Nightshade family (sometimes named as Potato family) includes over 100 genera and 2,000 species that grow around the world, with 6 genera and 13 species in Finland. These include important vegetables (tomato, potato, bell pepper), large-flowered ornamental plants, and a lot of so-called useless plants which have nevertheless been used in one way or another. Tobacco, small tobacco, jimson weed and henbane can be used to mix up one’s own or one’s enemies head to varying degrees, and death can be caused with the right (or wrong!) dosage.

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