OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Physalis grisea   FAMILY Solanaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Physalis grisea   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 165-03-005b:
Physalis pubescens var. grisea   FAMILY Solanaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Physalis pruinosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Gray Ground-cherry, Strawberry-tomato, Dwarf Cape-gooseberry


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Physalis grisea   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Physalis grisea   FAMILY Solanaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 165-03-005b:
Physalis pubescens var. grisea   FAMILY Solanaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Physalis pruinosa

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3341

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Wooded slopes, disturbed areas, 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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