What are nightshade vegetables?

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What are nightshade vegetables?Nightshade vegetables are any number of plants from the Solanum genus of plants. The genus contains between 1,500 and 2,000 different species, of which a small portion are considered vegetables. The Solanum genus is part of the larger Solanaceae family, which is a broader category that is also referred to as nightshade, and which contains edible plants that are not part of the Solanum genus, such as peppers.
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