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Physalis cinerascens var. cinerascens (Smallflower groundcherry)
Marcus, Joseph A.

Physalis cinerascens var. cinerascens

Physalis cinerascens (Dunal) Hitchc. var. cinerascens

Smallflower Groundcherry

Solanaceae (Potato Family)

Synonym(s): Physalis mollis var. cinerascens, Physalis mollis var. parvifolia, Physalis pensylvanica var. cinerascens, Physalis pensylvanica var. sinuatodentata, Physalis saltillensis, Physalis viscosa var. cinerascens, Physalis viscosa var. yucatanensis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

17 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

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0637 Collected Nov 1, 1993 in Bexar County by Mike Fox

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1317 Collected 2009-11-04 in Brazoria County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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