Calflora
Taxon  Report   9196    
Physalis peruviana  L.
Peruvian groundcherry
Physalis peruviana
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Physalis peruviana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Physalis peruviana
© © 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Family: SOLANACEAE  
Genus: Physalis
Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Physalis edulis
More information about  Physalis peruviana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHPE4)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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