Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2848

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Peru
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it in disturbed places, such as cultivated fields, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Blue
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
Weakly 5-lobed, broadly campanulate corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Berry

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Nicandra physalodes   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Nicandra physalodes   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 165-02-001:
Nicandra physalodes   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Physalodes physalodes

 

COMMON NAME:
Apple-of-Peru