Physalis philadelphica

ClassificationDicots
FamilySolanaceae
Family (Traditional)Solanaceae
GenusPhysalis
SpeciesPhysalis philadelphica Lam.
Common NameMexican groundcherry, Mexican Husk Tomato, Mexikanische Tomate
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value 0
StatusNative; AGCP (UPL), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Garrard (KY), Cannon (TN), Lake (TN), Van Buren (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, TENN, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1941 - 2010

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0191905 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Physalis philadelphica
APSC0001662 Lake Tennessee 19 Oct 1941 R E Shanks
1259
APSC
Physalis philadelphica
BRIT132551 Cannon Tennessee 03 Oct 1987 Milo Guthrie Pyne
1913
VDB
Physalis philadelphica
31234100674421 Garrard Kentucky 08 Jun 2010 W. W. Overbeck
551
EKY
Physalis philadelphica
TENN-V-0191906 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Physalis philadelphica
TENN-V-0191904 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Physalis philadelphica
APSC0040395 Williamson Tennessee
APSC
Physalis philadelphica
TENN-V-0244249 Cannon Tennessee
TENN
Physalis philadelphica
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Plant Photos

Physalis philadelphica - Dwayne Estes
Physalis philadelphica - Dwayne Estes
Physalis philadelphica - Dwayne Estes
Physalis philadelphica - Dwayne Estes
Physalis philadelphica - Dwayne Estes
Physalis philadelphica - Dwayne Estes
Physalis philadelphica - Dwayne Estes
Physalis philadelphica - Dwayne Estes
Physalis philadelphica - Dwayne Estes
Physalis philadelphica - Dwayne Estes
Physalis philadelphica - Dwayne Estes
Physalis philadelphica - Dwayne Estes
Physalis philadelphica - Dwayne Estes
Physalis philadelphica - Dwayne Estes
Physalis philadelphica - Dwayne Estes
Physalis philadelphica - Dwayne Estes