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R. W. Smith
A native of the Old World (originally the eastern Mediterranean area?), long cultivated for medicinal and food uses, now rather widely escaped and established in disturbed places, fencerows, roadsides near old garden sites, etc., spreading into open forests, dunes, and other habitats. First collected in Wayne Co. in 1871.
The greenish yellow flowers are followed by bright red berries.