Taxon  Report   10224 
Physalis philadelphica  Lam.  var. immaculata  Waterf.
Mexican groundcherry
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Physalis philadelphica var. immaculata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Physalis philadelphica var. immaculata
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Genus: Physalis
Parent Record Physalis philadelphica
agricultural weed, escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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PLANTS: Physalis ixocarpa
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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: Oct 25, 2016).

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