Taxon: Quincula lobata (Torr.) Raf.

Genus: Quincula
Family: Solanaceae
  Subfamily: Solanoideae
      Tribe: Physaleae
        Subtribe: Physalinae
Nomen number: 316919
Place of publication: Atlantic J. 1:145. 1832
Name Verified on: 27-Apr-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • purple-ground-cherry  (Source: F Tex) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (of unknown importance in the USA fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas, - Oklahoma
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California


  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hawkes, J. G. et al., eds. Solanaceae III: taxonomy, chemistry, evolution. 1991 (Solan III)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. 1986 (F GPlains)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)


Check other web resources for Quincula lobata (Torr.) Raf. :


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image