Taxon  Report   6477 
Physalis hederifolia  A. Gray
Ivy leafed tomatillo,  Ivy leaved ground cherry, Ivyleaf groundcherry

Physalis hederifolia
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Physalis hederifolia, a dicot, is a perennial 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 hederifolia
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Genus: Physalis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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Jepson eFlora

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 01, 2015).

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