Taxon  Report   5230 
Lycium andersonii  A. Gray
Anderson thornbush,  Anderson's desert thorn, Water jacket
Lycium andersonii
© 2005 James M. Andre
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Lycium andersonii
© 2003 Michael Charters
Lycium andersonii
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Lycium andersonii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lycium andersonii
© 2011 James M. Andre
Genus: Lycium
Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub, Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Lycium andersonii
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 25, 2016).

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