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Physalis heterophylla var. heterophylla

Physalis heterophylla Nees var. heterophylla

Clammy Groundcherry

Solanaceae (Potato Family)

Synonym(s): Physalis ambigua, Physalis heterophylla var. ambigua, Physalis heterophylla var. clavipes, Physalis heterophylla var. nyctaginea, Physalis heterophylla var. villosa, Physalis nyctaginea, Physalis sinuata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Purple


USA: AL , AR , AZ , CO , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: PE

Additional resources

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


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

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