Physalis angulata Linnaeus. Smooth Ground-cherry. Phen: Aug-Oct. Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills, disturbed areas, open woodlands, agricultural fields. Dist: Widely distributed in tropical America, north to se. VA and MO, and scattered as an adventive farther north.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = Ar, Bah, C, Fl6, K1, K3, K4, Mo3, NcTx, NE, RAB, S, Va, WH3, Sullivan (2004); > Physalis angulata – F, G, Il; > Physalis angulata var. angulata – GrPl, Tn, Tx; > Physalis angulata var. pendula – GrPl, Tn, Tx; > Physalis pendula – F, G, Il