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Nicandra physalodes

Apple-of-Peru (Nicandra physalodes) Other common names: Physalis-like Apple-of-Peru

Other scientific names: Atropa physalodes, Physalodes peruvianum, Physalodes physalodes

French names: Nicandre faux-coqueret

Family: Nightshade Family (Solanaceae)

Flowers: Summer;  Blue/Violet

Native/Non-native: Non-native

Notes: A non-native plant that sometimes escapes from gardens.

Photographs: 4 photographs available, of which 2 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Apple-of-Peru (Nicandra physalodes)

Apple-of-Peru entire plant.

Apple-of-Peru (Nicandra physalodes)

Apple-of-Peru flower. Sorry, no photos yet of an open flower.

Range map for Apple-of-Peru (Nicandra physalodes)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)