Physalis virginiana var. virginiana
Family: Solanaceae
lance-leaved ground-cherry,  more...
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Arthur Meeks  
Etymology: Physalis: from the Greek physalis, "a bladder," because of the inflated calyx
Plants: erect, perennial, 12"-24" tall forb; stems usually forked, the upper parts with stiff hairs; colony-forming rhizomes
Leaves: long stalked, ovate to narrowly lance-like, tapering to the base, entire or with wavy teeth, usually coarsely hairy on both sides
Flowers: yellow with dark spots in the center, 5-parted, 1/2"-3/4" wide, shallow funnel-shaped; solitary from the leaf axils; blooms July-Aug.
Fruits: orange berry, 5-angled covering (calyx) much larger than the berry, the tip mostly closed, finely hairy all over, indented at the stem end
Habitat: dry; prairies, upland woods, fields
Conservation Status: Native
Physalis virginiana var. virginiana image
Stephen L. Solheim  
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Christopher Noll  
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from USDA Plants website  
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Merel R. Black  
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Derek Anderson  
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Physalis virginiana var. virginiana image
Merel R. Black  
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Physalis virginiana var. virginiana image
Physalis virginiana var. virginiana image
Physalis virginiana var. virginiana image
Physalis virginiana var. virginiana image
Derek Anderson  
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