University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00402563
Taxon: Physalis spathulifolia (Torr.) B.L.Turner
Family: Solanaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2010
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Collector: Robert Runyon   2657   
Date: 11 May 1941
Locality: United States, Texas, Kenedy, Kenedy County line bordering Highway 96. Elev. 10 m.
Habitat and Description: Known from Willacy & Kenedy Counties, erect annual herb with perennial roots, on open ground and fields and sandy loam soil. Flowers axillary, dark center, yellow, odorless. Leaves oblong, acute, entire, pubescent. Fruit a globose berry, bark green, roots spread and run. Frequent in small colonies in the sandy region of Kenedy and Willacy counties.
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Record Id: 3de745ca-f59e-4bef-b4c9-f434aaaca945
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