University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00019443
Taxon: Physalis angulata L.
Family: Solanaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: M. Nee   44060   
Date: 14 October 1993
Locality: United States, Texas, GRAYSON, Gravel of spillway channel of Lake Texoma, downstream side of the Denison Dam, near confluence with the Red R. Elev. ca. 180 m.
33.816667  -96.566667
Verbatim Coordinates: 33d 49m N; 96d 34m
Habitat and Description: Limestone pavement and gravel with scattered weedy herbs. Herb, branches prominently angled, fleshy, spreading, sometimes lying on the ground. Corolla pale yellow, without spots; fruiting calyx strongly 10-angled, the ribs purple, the rest green. The fruit, enclosed in the calyx, falls to the ground beneath the plant, the calyx turning light tan, the fruit glutinous, juicy, dark purple. This plant looks quite different from the Physalis angulata from the Amer. tropics.
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Record Id: 39bd09b4-06bd-40ef-8df1-b02d38f3805d
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: George Yatskievych (
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