OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Physalis longifolia var. subglabrata   FAMILY Solanaceae


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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Physalis subglabrata

 

COMMON NAME:
Longleaf Ground-cherry


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image of Physalis longifolia var. subglabrata, Longleaf Ground-cherry

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_phsu8_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Physalis longifolia var. subglabrata   FAMILY Solanaceae

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Physalis subglabrata

 

Find by scientific name:

3339

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in NC Mountains, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

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

map
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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

 

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