Solanaceae Physalis heterophylla Nees

Clammy Groundcherry

Cheyenne - Food, Fruit

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeffrey A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Northern Cheyenne Indians of Montana, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 4:1-55, page 39

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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: Cheyenne
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fruit
Notes: Ripe fruits eaten in fall.

RECRD: 44766 id: 26668