Ground Cherry, Cape Gooseberry

There are between 75 and 90 species in this genus of plants that originate in warm temperate and subtropical regions of the world. They form a large, papery husk around the fruit.

 

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Physalis alkekengi Ground Cherry
P. philadelphica  
   

 

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