Patagonia Wildflowers
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apple of Peru
Nicandra physalodes
Nicandra physalodes
apple of Peru Nightshade Family
Nicandra physalodes Solanaceae
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English common name
  •apple of Peru
Spanish common names
  •manzana del Perú
  •capulí cimarrón
accepted scientific name
  •Nicandra physalodes (L.) Gaertn.
rules for finding collection records
  •Nicandra physalodes (139)
family name
  • Solanaceae
Image Author: ©2009 Forest And Kim Starr
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 1.0 to 1.5 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of September thru 2nd week of June

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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