Calflora
Taxon  Report   6483    
Physalis philadelphica  Lam.
Mexican groundcherry,  Tomatillo
Physalis philadelphica, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: SOLANACEAE  
Genus: Physalis
Subspecies and Varieties:
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 JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Physalis philadelphica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHPH2)


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: Feb 21, 2019).