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Physalis arenicola Kearney
Cypresshead groundcherry

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

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Physalis arenicola has been found in the following 7 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Blazingstar Preserve Present Native
Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Highlands Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native

Physalis arenicola has been found in the following 9 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Physalis arenicola has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Dome Swamp
Mesic Flatwoods