Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00067750
Occurrence ID (GUID): c7ab1956-bef8-437f-8b71-2ac48ffd1d0a
Taxon: Physalis hederifolia A. Gray
Family: Solanaceae
Determiner: L. R. Landrum (2013)
Collector: Dan Gruber   41   
Date: 2011-04-12
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Sunrise East, 1/2 mile below lower overlook, below trail on NE-facing slope.
33.6055  -111.77744
Elevation: 716 meters (2348ft)
Habitat: Loose, small granite rocks and grus.
Associated Species: Parkinsonia microphylla, Ferocactus cylindraceus, Eriogonum fasciculatum, Carnegiea gigantea, Selaginella arizonica, Ephedra sp., Encelia farinosa, Larrea tridentata, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa.
Description: Rare plant, shrubby~20 cm tall, ~40 cm wide, branching, ridged stems with fine hairs. Leaves heart-shaped, ~5 cm X ~5 cm, on 5 cm peduncles, multiple radial veins. Flowers creamy, 5 fused petals folded back from stamens/styles.
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Record ID: c7ab1956-bef8-437f-8b71-2ac48ffd1d0a
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