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Natives to Know: Enchanter’s Nightshade

Enchanter’s Nightshade Circaea lutetiana subsp. canadenis By Linda Shuster, WORC Member Despite its common name, Enchanter’s nightshade is not a member of the nightshade (Solanaceae) family. It is a member of the evening primrose (Onagraceae) family. The genus name, Circaea, is derived from the name of the enchantress of Greek mythology, Circe. It is said […] Continue reading "Natives to Know: Enchanter’s Nightshade"