Taxon  Report   6475 
Physalis acutifolia  (Miers) Sandw.
sharp leaf ground cherry,  sharpleaf groundcherry
Physalis acutifolia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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Physalis acutifolia
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Physalis acutifolia
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, agricultural weed
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: SOLANACEAE  
Genus: Physalis
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Physalis wrightii
 Information about  Physalis acutifolia  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (PHAC6)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 23, 2014).

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