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Horsenettle

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Horsenettle Plant
This horsenettle bloom is white with a yellow center.
Horsenettle leaves and stems are green with small thorns.
Horsenettle berries grow; they are small, spherical and these immature berries are green.
This horsenettle bloom is light purple to light with a yellow center.
This horsenettle bloom is light purple to light with a yellow center.
This horsenettle bloom is light purple to light with a yellow center; notice the spikes on the stems and buds.
This horsenettle bloom is light purple to light with a yellow center; notice the spikes on the stems and buds.
This fruit from horsenettle is unripe; its light green with darker green stripes.
Horsenettle leaves and stems are green with small thorns.
Horsnettle plant consists of green leaves, stems with thorns and flowers.
Horsnettle plant consists of green leaves, stems with thorns and flowers.

About Horsenettle

  • Perennial broadleaf weed.
  • Considered toxic, but is seldom grazed.
  • Sprines on undersides of leaves.
  • Spreads from rhizomes and seed.
  • Found statewide.