Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east along the southern border of the U.S. to the Atlantic Coast.
Habitat: Disturbed open areas, roadsides, waste ground.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Annual to subshrub, 3-8 dm. in height, hairs not present or short, occasionally appressed or curved, nonglandular.
Leaves 2-15 cm. long, ovate, entire to coarsely wavy-toothed.
Inflorescence umbel or raceme-like; calyx 1-2 mm. long, lobes in fruit recurved; corolla 3-6 mm. wide, deeply lobed, white; anthers 1.4-2.2 mm. long; style 2.5-4 mm. long.
Berries 5-8 mm. in diameter, black or green; seeds are 1-1.5 mm. long.