Solanum hoplopetalum, Weed control, Herbicides
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ALTHOUGH known throughout the cereal and sheep districts of Western Australia as Afghan thistle, this plant is not really a thistle at all.
It belongs to the large botanical family of the Solonaceae and is closely related to the garden vegetables tomato and potato.
Paterson, J G.
"Watch out for Afghan thistle,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 8
, Article 6.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol8/iss4/6