|COMMON NAME:||Groundcherry, cutleaf|
|SCIENTIFIC NAME:||Physalis angulata|
|FEATURES:||Fruit a green berry enclosed in a calyx giving it a lantern type appearance. Leaves are solitary,
loosely dentate, ovate, alternate. Plant glabrous throughout with a general clammy appearance.
Flowers yellow in color with purple throat with five fused petals, five stamens, surrounding a single
|DESCRIPTION:||Characteristic “lantern” pod enclosing a green fruit. Berry similar to tomato (same Solanaceae
family). Other characteristics similar to tomato include, a clammy appearance, single alternate
leaves, and five fused petal flowers.