Calflora
Taxon  Report   10224    
Physalis philadelphica  Lam.  var. immaculata  Waterf.
Mexican groundcherry
Physalis philadelphica var. immaculata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: SOLANACEAE  
Genus: Physalis
Parent: Physalis philadelphica

Toxicity: MAJOR

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

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: agricultural weed, escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Physalis ixocarpa
More information about  Physalis philadelphica var. immaculata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (PHPHI)

BONAP Distribution Map

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Consortium of California Herbaria 2


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2020).