I had no idea what this was until I looked it up. Also known as Prairie Berry, Silverleaf Nettle, White Horsenettle or Silver Nightshade, this plant is toxic to livestock. I have one plant growing near the back fence line, and I wasn’t able to ascertain what it was until it flowered. Pretty little flowers, nonetheless.
A garden is the best alternative therapy.
“Soil is a living entity:
the crucible of life,
a seething foundry in which
matter and energy are in
constant flux and life is
— Daniel Hillel,
Out of Earth 1991
Authored by Joseph in Gardening Zone 8b
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