Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Physalis longifolia Nuttall var. subglabrata (Mackenzie & Bush) Cronquist. Longleaf Ground-cherry. Phen: Jun-Aug; Aug-Oct. Hab: Open woodlands, gardens and disturbed areas. Dist: The species is widespread in e. and c. United States; var. subglabrata is more eastern, south to Panhandle FL, var. longifolia more western.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, G, GrPl, K1, K3, K4, Mo3, NcTx, NE, NY, Tn, Va, W, Sullivan (2004); = Physalis subglabrata – F, Pa, S, WV; = Physalis virginiana var. subglabrata – RAB; < Physalis longifolia – Fl6, Mi, WH3; > Physalis longifolia – Il; > Physalis subglabrata – Il; > Physalis virginiana var. virginiana forma macrophysa – Tx

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