Taxon  Report   6483 
Physalis philadelphica  Lam.
Mexican groundcherry,  Tomatillo
Physalis philadelphica
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Physalis philadelphica
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Physalis philadelphica
© 2006 Adonis (Don) Tate
Physalis philadelphica, 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
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry
Family: SOLANACEAE  
Genus: Physalis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities:
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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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Physalis philadelphica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHPH2)

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Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 25, 2016).

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