Taxon  Report   6476    
Physalis crassifolia  Benth.
Thick leaved ground cherry,  Yellow nightshade ground cherry, Yellow nightshade groundcherry
Physalis crassifolia, a dicot, is an annual or perennial 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

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Physalis crassifolia var. crassifolia
ICPN: Physalis crassifolia var. versicolor
More information about  Physalis crassifolia
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: Jun 17, 2019).