Calflora
Taxon  Report   9196    
Physalis peruviana  L.
Peruvian groundcherry
Physalis peruviana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
Family: SOLANACEAE  
Genus: Physalis
Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Physalis edulis
More information about  Physalis peruviana
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHPE4)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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: Aug 17, 2019).