Starhair Groundcherry (Physalis viscosa)


Physalis Viscosa, or more commonly know as Starhair Groundcherry, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Physalis. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Physalis Viscosa or Starhair Groundcherry's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Mississippi and Texas.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Physalis
  • Family: Solanaceae
  • Order: Solanales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State Noxious Status: CA (BW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: CA (grape groundcherry)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE

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