|Wooded areas, as
well as disturbed habitats.
The flowers have petals greenish to whitish, recurved when aged and
surround prominent bright yellow anthers. The berry is mostly 6 to
8 mm in diam, dull black or purple-black
30 - 120 cms.
are typically delayed for 6 to 12 hours after ingestion. Initial
symptoms of toxicity include fever,
sweating, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrohea, confusion,
and drowsiness. Death from ingesting large amounts of the plant results
from cardiac arrhythmias and respiratory failure. Livestock have also been poisoned from
nitrate toxicity by
grazing the leaves.