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Scopolia

Scopolia spp.

Scopolia carniolica 2016-04-19 7981b by Salicyna (CC BY-SA 4.0)

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Scopolia carniolica 2016-04-19 8137
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Overview

A small genus comprised of 5 species of creeping perennial plants in the nightshade family native to Europe and Asia. Cultivated species include S. carniolica which is used in the manufacture of some anti-nausea medications. In gadens they are grown for their foliage and bell-shaped flowers. They do best in a humus-rich soil in a shady spot.