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Physalis angustifolia Nutt.
Coastal groundcherry

Physalis angustifolia
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Solanaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Physalis angustifolia available from :

Physalis angustifolia has been found in the following 22 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Boystown Pineland Present Native
Cayo Costa State Park Present Native
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park Present Native
Delray Oaks Natural Area Present Native
Don Pedro Island State Park Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Gasparilla Island State Park Present Native
J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Native
Miramar Pineland Present Native
Mound Key Archaeological State Park Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Assumed to be Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve Present Native
Porter-Russell Pineland Present Native
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Frannie's Present Native
Stump Pass Beach State Park Present Native
Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Vanderbilt Beach County Park Present Native

Physalis angustifolia has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native

Physalis angustifolia has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Beach Dune
Coastal Strand

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Physalis angustifolia
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Physalis angustifolia
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Physalis angustifolia
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Physalis angustifolia
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer