Calflora
Taxon  Report   10224    
Physalis philadelphica  Lam.  var. immaculata  Waterf.
Mexican groundcherry
Physalis philadelphica var. immaculata
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Physalis philadelphica var. immaculata, 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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Bloom Period
Communities: agricultural weed, escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Physalis ixocarpa
More information about  Physalis philadelphica var. immaculata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHPHI)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 16, 2018).

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