Taxon  Report   5853 
Nicandra physalodes  (L.) Gaertn.
Apple of peru,  Nicandra
Nicandra physalodes
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
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Nicandra physalodes
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Nicandra physalodes
© 2004 Patrick Jonas
Nicandra physalodes, 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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Nicandra physalodes
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Nicandra
escaped cultivar
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Atropa physalodes
PLANTS: Physalodes physalodes
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2018).

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