Taxon  Report   6475    
Physalis acutifolia  (Miers) Sandwith
Sharp leaf ground cherry,  Sharpleaf groundcherry
Physalis acutifolia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Physalis
Toxicity: MAJOR

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, agricultural weed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Nicotiana trigonophylla
PLANTS: Physalis wrightii
More information about  Physalis acutifolia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2019).