Solanaceae Physalis heterophylla Nees

Clammy Groundcherry

Ponca - Food, Dried Food

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 113

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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: Ponca
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Fruits, when in sufficient quantity, dried for winter use.

RECRD: 31759 id: 26684