Solanaceae Physalis heterophylla Nees

Clammy Groundcherry

Cherokee - Food, Fruit

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 37

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Scientific name: Physalis heterophylla Nees
USDA symbol: PHHEH3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Clammy Groundcherry
Family: Solanaceae
Family (APG): Solanaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fruit
Notes: Fruit used for food.

RECRD: 9208 id: 26667