Herb latin name: Physaliastrum echinatum


Family: Solanaceae (Nightshade Family, Potato Family)



Edible parts of Physaliastrum echinatum:

Fruit. The fruit, which is enveloped in its calyx, is about 10mm in diameter.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Perennial


Height:
60 cm
(2 feet)

Flowering:
June to
August

Habitat of the herb:

Grassy slopes and forests at low elevations.

Propagation of Physaliastrum echinatum:

Seed -

Cultivation of the herb:

Grassy slopes and forests at low elevations.

Medicinal use of Physaliastrum echinatum:

None known

Known hazards of Physaliastrum echinatum:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.