^ Pollinator: Pyrota insulata: Yellow-crescent Blister Beetle
The tomatillo [Physalis philadelphica] , also known as the Mexican husk tomato, is a plant of the nightshade family bearing small, spherical and green or green-purple fruit of the same name.
Tomatillos originated in Mexico and were cultivated in the pre-Columbian era. A staple of Mexican cuisine, they are eaten raw or cooked in a variety of dishes, particularly salsa verde.
Photos: Brevard, NC, USA