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Peruvian groundcherry
Physalis peruviana
Physalis peruviana
Peruvian groundcherry Nightshade Family
Physalis peruviana Solanaceae
common name
  Peruvian groundcherry
accepted scientific name
  Physalis peruviana L.
rules for finding collection records
  Physalis peruviana (122)
family name
  • Solanaceae
Image Author: Forest And Kim Starr
Image License: CC BY
Image Source
Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals, Bell shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is 0.6 to 0.8 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Native to Peru. Naturalized in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
where plant found
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Accepted Scientific Name

Physalis peruviana   L.   (TSN: 30606, Index: 688)

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Family Names