Taxon  Report   5238 
Lycium fremontii  A. Gray
Fremont box thorn,  Fremont's desert thorn
Lycium fremontii
© 2015 Keir Morse
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Lycium fremontii
© 2015 Keir Morse
Lycium fremontii
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Lycium fremontii, 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 fremontii
© 2008 John Marquis
Genus: Lycium
Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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 28, 2016).

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