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Physalis pubescens var. integrifolia

Physalis pubescens L. var. integrifolia (Dunal) Waterf.

Husk Tomato

Solanaceae (Potato Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Physalis pubescens var. integrifolia

Downy Groundcherry


Location: 1.5 km N of Loop 1604, E side of Blanco Rd.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Partial sun. Damp, alkaline, rocky soil.

Description: Erect, single stem (to 37 cm), from mass of white fiberous roots; ridged (striate); purplish when young, light green later. Some branches above, to 10 cm. Leaves alternate, medium green above, lighter & heavily veined below, few toothed, petioled, ovate, to 25x40 mm. Calyx 5-parted,light green, expanding & persistant to enclose fruit, 20x20 mm. Fruit a 9 mm sphere.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Aug 30, 1992
Specimen number: 480

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0726
Accession Date: Apr 26, 1994
Accession Number: 53

Annotations: (In fruit) SCFRB

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