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starhair groundcherry
Physalis viscosa
Physalis viscosa
starhair groundcherry Nightshade Family
Physalis viscosa Solanaceae
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English common names
  •starhair groundcherry
  •grape groundcherry
  •groundcherry
Spanish common name
  •huevo de gallo
accepted scientific name
  •Physalis viscosa L.
rules for finding collection records
  Physalis viscosa (658)
  Physalis viscosa forma (0)
  Physalis viscosa sinuato-dentata (0)
  Physalis viscosa spathulaefolia (0)
family name
  • Solanaceae
Image Author: ©2007 Zoya Akulova
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals, Bell shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.5 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (54%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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