Taxon  Report   6484 
Physalis pubescens  L.
husk tomato
Physalis pubescens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
 

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Bloom Period
Community: agricultural weed
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: SOLANACEAE  
Genus: Physalis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Physalis pubescens var. grisea
Physalis pubescens var. integrifolia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Physalis pubescens  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHPU7)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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 21, 2014).

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