Taxon  Report   6481 
Physalis lobata  Torrey
Lobed ground cherry
Physalis lobata
© 2005 James M. Andre
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Physalis lobata
© 2005 James M. Andre
Physalis lobata
© 2012 Duncan S. Bell
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]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Quincula lobata
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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