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Physalis pubescens Linnaeus. Downy Ground-cherry, Husk-tomato. Phen: Jul-Sep; Aug-Oct. Hab: Disturbed areas. Dist: Widespread in the American tropics, north to PA and IA.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Bah, Fl6, FNA, Il, K4, Mex, Va, W, WH3, Martínez (1998), Sullivan (2004); = Physalis pubescens L. var. pubescens – RAB; > Physalis barbadensis Jacq. – G, S, S; > Physalis barbadensis Jacq. var. barbadensis – F; > Physalis integrifolia (Dunal) D.B.Ward – Ward (2008a); > Physalis pruinosa L., misapplied; > Physalis pubescens L. – F, G, S, S; > Physalis pubescens L. var. integrifolia – C, GrPl, K1, NcTx, NE, Pa, Tn, Tx; > Physalis pubescens L. var. pubescens – C, GrPl, K1, NcTx, Pa, Tn, Tx; > Physalis turbinata Medik. – G, NcTx, S, Tx

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
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image of plant© Paul Marcum source | Original Image ⭷