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|Family: Solanaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Physalis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Physalis lobata Torr.
Habit: Perennial herb < 5 dm, decumbent to spreading, few-branched, glabrous to minute-papillate. Leaf: 1--7 cm, lanceolate to ovate, entire to lobed, tapered to base. Inflorescence: pedicel 3--4.5 mm, generally not longer in fruit. Flower: +- erect; calyx 3--4.5 mm, in fruit 15--20 mm; corolla 15--20 mm wide, rotate, purple, tube white inside; style curved; anthers 1--2.5 mm, +- yellow. Chromosomes: n=11,22.
Ecology: Granitic soils, dry lake margins; Elevation: 500--800 m. Bioregional Distribution: se DMoj, ne DSon; Distribution Outside California: to Kansas, Texas, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: Sep--Jan
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael H. Nee
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Physalis lancifolia
Next taxon: Physalis longifolia
Citation for this treatment: Michael H. Nee 2017. Physalis lobata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38100, accessed on February 25, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 25, 2017.