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|Family: Solanaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Physalis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Physalis acutifolia (Miers) Sandwith
Habit: Annual 2--10 dm, branched; hairs simple, short, appressed. Leaf: 4--12 cm, lanceolate to +- ovate, tapered to base, teeth < 7 mm, prominent, slender. Inflorescence: pedicel 15--25 mm, in fruit < 40 mm. Flower: calyx 3--4.5 mm, in fruit 20--25 mm, spheric, with 10 +- equal veins; corolla 15--23 mm wide, rotate, pale yellow with dark yellow center; anthers 3 mm, each yellow and blue-green.
Ecology: Disturbed places, roadsides; Elevation: < 200 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SnJV, SCo, DSon; Distribution Outside California: to Texas, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: Jul--Oct
Synonyms: Nicotiana trigonophylla Dunal
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael H. Nee
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Physalis
Next taxon: Physalis crassifolia
Citation for this treatment: Michael H. Nee 2017. Physalis acutifolia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=38040, accessed on April 29, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 29, 2017.