Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3339

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Uncommon in GA-NC-SC

Look for it in open woodlands, gardens and disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Summer
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

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Physalis longifolia var. subglabrata   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 165-03-003b:
Physalis virginiana var. subglabrata   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Physalis subglabrata

 

COMMON NAME:
Longleaf Ground-cherry