Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Physalis lanceolata Michaux. Sandhill Ground-cherry. Phen: Jun-Jul; Jul-Sep. Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills. Dist: Endemic to sandhill habitats of (primarily) sc. and (rarely) se. NC (northern limit in Lee, Wayne, and New Hanover counties), south through SC to just over the Savannah River in Richmond County, GA

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = K3, K4, RAB, Sullivan (2004); < Physalis lanceolata – F, G, S

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