Flora of the Southeastern United States
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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, K4, Mo3, Va, W, WH3, Martínez (1998), Sullivan (2004); = Physalis pubescens var. pubescens – RAB; > Physalis barbadensis – G, S, S; > Physalis barbadensis var. barbadensis – F; > Physalis integrifolia – Ward (2008a); > Physalis pubescens – F, G, S, S; > Physalis pubescens var. integrifolia – C, GrPl, K1, NcTx, NE, Pa, Tn, Tx; > Physalis pubescens var. pubescens – C, GrPl, K1, NcTx, Pa, Tn, Tx; > Physalis turbinata – G, NcTx, S, Tx

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