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Physalis pumila Nuttall var. hispida (Waterfall) J.R. Sullivan. Western Dwarf Ground-cherry. Phen: Apr-Jul. Hab: Plains, in sandy prairies. Dist: NE and WY south to se. OK, n. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: Great Plains Flora Association (1986) pointed out possible confusion of P. longifolia var. longifolia with P. pumila var. hispida where their ranges overlap.

Synonymy: = FNA14, K3, K4; = Physalis hispida (Waterf.) Cronquist; = Physalis pumila Nutt. ssp. hispida – GrPl; = Physalis virginiana Mill. var. hispida Waterf. – Tx; < Physalis pumila Nutt. – F, Il, NcTx

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Heliophily ?: 9

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