Taxon  Report   6481 
Physalis lobata  Torrey
lobed ground cherry

Physalis lobata
© 2005 James M. Andre
Physalis lobata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Physalis lobata
© 2005 James M. Andre
Genus: Physalis
Creosote Bush Scrub, Alkali Sink
Habitat: playas [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Quincula lobata
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 08, 2015).

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