Flower Identification?

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This is a large plant growing at the Siletz Bay, right at the mouth of the Pacific Ocean.  It is along a path – in the sea grass – I have not seen this plant before. As the bells close up, a green/purple fruit forms, and then turns bright red.  The leaf is Lanceolate, the Pistil is Yellow, Petals are Purple. The plant looks similar to Tomato in it’s growth.

Any ideas Plant Friends?

The I got as close as a Tall Bluebell – but I don’t think so – because the leaves are different.

 

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6 Responses to Flower Identification?

  1. Terri G says:

    Nice pictures. It’s amazing that something so harmful can be so pretty!

  2. Amanda says:

    I asked my all-flower-knowing sister….her reply:

    I couldn’t find a place to leave a comment, but the plant is belladonna and HIGHLY toxic. Naturalists use it extremely sparingly for some remedies, but unadulterated, it can kill and is a known poison.

    http://wisplants.uwsp.edu/scripts/detail.asp?SpCode=SOLDUL

    It’s in the nightshade family and is also called Deadly Nightshade. Tomatoes and potatoes are also in this plant family.

  3. Nicole says:

    Deadly Nightshade

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