Horse-nettle is not related to true nettles, but rather to nightshade, tomatoes, and potatoes. Its leaves and stems are prickly. It has yellow or orange berries.
- Family: nightshade (Solanaceae)
- Habitat: fields, waste places
- Height: 1-4 feet
- Flower size: 1 inch wide
- Flower color: pale purple or white
- Flowering time: May to October
- Origin: native