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Prairie ground cherry (Physalis viscosa) (Nox)

Invasive Assessment | Impact Assessment | Potential Distribution | Present Distribution

Scientific name:Physalis viscosa L. (Synonym; P. lanceolata)

Common Name:

Prairie ground cherry, tomato weed, sticky cape gooseberry, sticky ground cherry

Additional information about Prairie ground cherry is located on the Agriculture Victoria website - including plant status, plant biology, growth calendar and lifecyle, impact, and management options.

Photo: Prairie Ground Cherry
Prairie ground cherry infestation
Photo: Mark Imhof
Photo: Prairie Ground Cherry Fruit
Prairie ground cherry fruit
Photo: Mark Imhof
Photo: Prairie Ground Cherry flowers and fruit
Prairie ground cherry flowers and fruit
Photo: Mark Imhof
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