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Physalis cinerascens (Smallflower groundcherry)
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Physalis cinerascens

Physalis cinerascens (Dunal) Hitchc.

Smallflower Groundcherry

Solanaceae (Potato Family)


USDA Symbol: PHCI4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

22 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Black


USA: AL , AR , CA , CO , KS , LA , MO , NM , OK , SC , TN , TX

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Nueces River Authority - Uvalde, TX
Jacob's Well Natural Area - Wimberley, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0308 Collected Oct 21, 1992 in Comal County by Mary Beth White

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Additional resources

USDA: Find Physalis cinerascens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Physalis cinerascens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Physalis cinerascens


Record Modified: 2016-01-13
Research By: TWC Staff

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