Family : Nightshade family
Location: Moist thickets
Season: Spring to fall
Flower: Deep purple, 5 regular parts, yellow center, shooting star-shaped, ½ inch wide (lobes pointed backwards), small clusters along stem.
Leaves: Vine or scraggly herb with leaves either divided into 3 leaflets or with three deeply cut lobes. Leaves often have round holes in them.
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