Physalis grisea

ClassificationDicots
FamilySolanaceae
Family (Traditional)Solanaceae
GenusPhysalis
Species:Physalis grisea (Waterf.) M. Martinez
Common NameStrawberry Tomato
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Annual; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Reproductive Phenology: November; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Rank: spiral; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Berry; Fruit Wet/Dry: Wet; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5
C value
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G5? (Global Rank)
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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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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

SynonymFull Citation
Physalis pubescens var. grisea Physalis pubescens var. grisea Waterf.

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: Jefferson (KY), Montgomery (KY), Owen (KY), Anderson (TN), Cannon (TN), Davidson (TN), Hawkins (TN), Knox (TN), Roane (TN), Sevier (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1940 - 1984

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100743648 Montgomery Kentucky 21 Aug 1984 Julian Campbell
1015
EKY
Physalis grisea
31234100743630 Montgomery Kentucky 03 Sep 1984 Julian Campbell
1238
EKY
Physalis grisea
TENN-V-0191759 Cannon Tennessee
TENN
Physalis grisea
TENN-V-0191757 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Physalis grisea
TENN-V-0191761 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Physalis grisea
TENN-V-0191763 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Physalis grisea
TENN-V-0191762 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Physalis grisea
TENN-V-0191758 Cannon Tennessee
TENN
Physalis grisea
TENN-V-0191760 Hawkins Tennessee
TENN
Physalis grisea
APSC0084325 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Physalis grisea
APSC0084005 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Physalis grisea
N/A Knox Tennessee June 1896 A. Ruth
UCHT
Physalis grisea
BRIT148278 Cannon Tennessee 26 Oct 1984 Milo Guthrie
482
VDB
Physalis grisea
BRIT149326 Tennessee
VDB
Physalis grisea
BRIT149327 Tennessee
VDB
Physalis grisea
BRIT149329 Tennessee
VDB
Physalis grisea
BRIT148277 Cannon Tennessee 20 Oct 1983 Milo Guthrie
353
VDB
Physalis grisea
BRIT148279 Cannon Tennessee 04 Nov 1984 Milo Guthrie
485
VDB
Physalis grisea
BRIT148281 Davidson Tennessee 20 Jun 1940 Jesse M. Shaver
VDB
Physalis grisea
BRIT149328 Tennessee
VDB
Physalis grisea
BRIT148280 Cannon Tennessee 01 Aug 1984 Milo Guthrie
428
VDB
Physalis grisea
BRIT149331 Tennessee
VDB
Physalis grisea
BRIT149330 Tennessee
VDB
Physalis grisea
BRIT149332 Tennessee
VDB
Physalis grisea
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