Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2243

Forb
Annual

Native
Documented growing wild in (GA) (NC) (SC)

Look for it in disturbed areas. The distribution, abundance, and habitats of the two varieties are poorly known, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed campanulate to subrotate corolla
5 stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers solitary in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Solanales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Physalis pubescens var. integrifolia   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Physalis pubescens var. integrifolia   FAMILY Solanaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 165-03-005a?:
Physalis pubescens var. pubescens   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Keys to the flora of Florida, Physalis (Solanaceae) (Ward, 2008)
Physalis integrifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Thinleaf Downy Ground-cherry