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Lycium californicum
California boxthorn Nightshade Family
Lycium californicum Solanaceae
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common names
  California boxthorn
  California desert-thorn
accepted scientific name
  Lycium californicum Nutt. ex A. Gray
rules for finding collection records
  Lycium californicum (424)
family name
  Solanaceae
Image Author: ©2010 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Four petals, Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.2 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (45)
Tony Valois NPS (8)
Michael Charters (2)
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