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Family Solanaceae
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
garden tomato
Lycopersicon: from Greek lykos, "wolf," and persicon, "a peach," because of supposed poisonous properties, and originally the name of an Egyptian plant later transferred to this American genus
esculentum: esculent, edible
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: annual forb

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