Host an Event Volunteer Join Tickets

Support the plant database you love!


Plant Database

Search for native plants by scientific name, common name or family. If you are not sure what you are looking for, try the Combination Search or our Recommended Species lists.

Enter a Plant Name:
Or choose a plant family:
Physalis pubescens var. pubescens (Husk tomato)
San Antonio River Authority

Physalis pubescens var. pubescens

Physalis pubescens L. var. pubescens

Husk Tomato

Solanaceae (Potato Family)

Synonym(s): Physalis barbadensis, Physalis floridana


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N), CAN (I)


From the Image Gallery

1 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Blue


USA: AL , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MD , MI , MO , MS , NC , NJ , OH , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV
Canada: NB

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0663 Collected Oct 29, 1990 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2012-07-02
Research By: TWC Staff

Go back