Taxon  Report   10222 
Physalis angulata  L.
Cutleaf groundcherry
Physalis angulata
© 2015 Barry Breckling
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Physalis angulata
© 2008 John Dittes
Physalis angulata
© 2008 John Dittes
Physalis angulata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and ; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Physalis angulata
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Genus: Physalis
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Physalis angulata var. angulata
PLANTS: Physalis angulata var. lanceifolia
PLANTS: Physalis angulata var. pendula
PLANTS: Physalis lanceifolia
PLANTS: Physalis pendula
More information about  Physalis angulata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 28, 2016).

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