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Digital Herbaria

Physalis longifolia var. longifolia

Physalis longifolia Nutt. var. longifolia

Longleaf Groundcherry

Solanaceae (Potato Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Physalis longifolia var. longifolia



Location: W side of Salado Creek, 40 m N of low water crossing from main base of Ft. Sam Houston to Pershing Firing Range, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: In flood plain of creek, full sun; alkaline, gravelly soil. Often flooded.

Description: Single stem from deep rhizome, branching above. Leaves lanceolate, herbage sparsely covered w/short antorse hairs. Corolla 15-25 mm long, yellow, dark maculate. Anthers 3-5 mm long. Fruiting calyx slightly 10-ribbed & nearly terete. Anthers yellow. Plant a perennial

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Aug 5, 1994
Specimen number: 652

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0936
Accession Date: Oct 27, 1994
Accession Number: 73

Annotations: SCFRB (In flower & fruit)

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