Physalis
ground-cherry
4 species
2 subspecies and varieties
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Physalis grisealow hairy ground cherry, strawberry-tomato
Origin: Introduced from eastern North America
Flowers: July - September
Physalis heterophyllaground cherry
Origin: Introduced
Physalis longifoliaground-cherry, long-leaved ground-cherry, wild tomatillo
Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades in Washington; occurring throughout much of North America.
Habitat: Weed of cultivated fields and waste places.
Origin: Introduced
Flowers: June-September
Physalis philadelphicatomatillo
Distribution: In scattered localities in lowland western Washington; occurring across much of North America.
Habitat: Disturbed areas at low elevations near towns and cities.
Origin: Introduced from Mexico
Flowers: June-September