University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00402710
Taxon: Physalis pubescens L.
Family: Solanaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: Robert Runyon   2717   
Date: 08 June 1941
Locality: United States, Texas, Hidalgo, Edge of a lake at La Joya. Elev. 40 m.
Habitat and Description: Erect branched annual herb in moist shady ground and clay soil at edge of a lake. Flowers axillary, small, dark center, yellow, odorless. Leaves are thin, large, ovate, acute, fine pubescent. Fruit a small berry in pointed calyx. Bark pale, roots fibrous. Only known from one locality in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
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Record Id: 486f84ea-ef61-4156-bcb3-34e4f005dbda
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