Physalis angulata L.
M. Nee 44060
Date: 14 October 1993
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.
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.
Record Id: 39bd09b4-06bd-40ef-8df1-b02d38f3805d