Leucophysalis grandiflora (Hook.) Rydb.
Family: Solanaceae
large-flowered ground-cherry,  more...
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Stephen L. Solheim  
Etymology: Leucophysalis: from Greek leukos, "white" and physalis, "a bladder"
Plants: erect, perennial, 1'-3' tall forb
Leaves: simple, oval with a pointed end
Flowers: cream to white with pale yellow center, 5-parted, 1"-1 1/2" wide, saucer-shaped, stalked; inflorescence usually 2-4 flowers from the upper leaf axils; blooms June-Aug.
Fruits: berry almost filling the open-tipped covering
Habitat: dry; in rocky, sandy soil
Conservation Status: Special Concern
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Mary E. Bartkowiak  
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Matt Bushman  
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Stephen L. Solheim  
Leucophysalis grandiflora image
Leucophysalis grandiflora image
Matt Bushman  
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