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We have just moved house and have two young children. Someone has said the plant below could be deadly nightshade.
I would really appreciate any advice tsatay if it is or not?
Sorry that should say "to say" not "tsatay"
Can you repost the pic, it hasn't come through
Hi AndB, lots of people confuse Deadly Nightshade with Woody Nighshade. There are a few posts on the forum where the Deadly turns out to be Woody, and since Deadly Nightshade is a relatively rare plant of chalkland I would guess you don't have it.
As Panda says, the picture didn't come through, so it would be nice if you could try to upload one again.
Trying again with the picture let me know if this doesn't show. It show for me, but can copy a different way if not.
Use the tree icon to post the pic
3rd time lucky. I copied and pasted from an ipad as it doesn't allow you to use the tree icon. Posted from computer now using the tree icon, so hopefully has worked. Thank you
It is Woody Nightshade, Solanum Dulcamara, aka Bittersweet.
The berries are bitter, unpleasant to taste and are toxic if eaten in great quantities.
Cases of poisoning by Woody Nighshade are rare - http://www.thepoisongarden.co.uk/atoz/solanum_dulcamara.htm
With young children around though, maybe you should consider removing it.
It is a pesky weed. It seeds everywhere.