Physalis angustifolia Nutt. - Coastal Groundcherry
Family - Solanaceae
Flowering - March - December.
Habitat - Coastal dunes and strands.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other information - This species can be found in the two coastal Alabama counties. The plant can be identified by its habitat, glabrous stems and leaves, thin leaves, and bluish anthers. Another species, P. walteri Nutt., can also be found in coastal areas but this latter species is stellate pubescent and does not have linear leaves.
Photographs taken at St. George Island State Park, FL., 3-29-05.