Calflora
Taxon  Report   6481    
Physalis lobata  Torr.
Lobed ground cherry
Physalis lobata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: SOLANACEAE  
Genus: Physalis
Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: playas

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Alkali Sink

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS other name:
Quincula lobata

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Quincula lobata
More information about  Physalis lobata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (QULO2)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 14, 2019).