Taxon  Report   6483 
Physalis philadelphica  Lam.
Mexican groundcherry, tomatillo
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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 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations



Bloom Period
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]    
Family: SOLANACEAE  
Genus: Physalis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Physalis philadelphica var. immaculata
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Physalis philadelphica  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHPH2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 16, 2014).

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