University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00402547
Taxon: Physalis spathulifolia (Torr.) B.L.Turner
Family: Solanaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2010
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Collector: Robert Runyon   1811   
Date: 24 September 1934
Locality: United States, Texas, Willacy, Yturria Station, near the station. Elev. 12 m.
Habitat and Description: Distributed in South Texas, a low annual herb, branched from near base in open fields and sandy loam soil. Flowers axillary, drooping, yellow with black center. Leaves alternate, oval-spathulate, tapering to short petiole. Fruit a globose berry, covered with inflated calyx. Abundant in sandy grounds in Willacy County.
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Record Id: 4669d6c2-aba3-4315-9cc4-c07a327d127f
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