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

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Plant Characteristics
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Physalis angulata
© 2008 John Dittes
Genus: Physalis
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Physalis angulata var. angulata
PLANTS: Physalis angulata var. lanceifolia
PLANTS: Physalis angulata var. pendula
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More information about  Physalis angulata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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