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|Family: Solanaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Physalis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Physalis longifolia Nutt.
Habit: Perennial herb 2--6 dm; hairs simple, few, appressed. Leaf: 4--7 cm, lanceolate to +- elliptic, petioled, generally entire (irregular-toothed). Inflorescence: pedicel 6--15 mm, in fruit < 20 mm. Flower: calyx 9--10 mm, in fruit 25--35 mm, 10-veined; corolla 15--20 mm wide, bell-shaped, yellow with purple spots or veins at base; anthers 3--4 mm, generally with some blue or purple. Chromosomes: n=12.
Ecology: Disturbed places, fields; Elevation: < 1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: n CaRH (Shasta Valley); Distribution Outside California: native to central and eastern United States. Flowering Time: Aug--Oct
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael H. Nee
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Physalis lobata
Next taxon: Physalis philadelphica
Citation for this treatment: Michael H. Nee 2016. Physalis longifolia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38070, accessed on May 04, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 04, 2016.