Taxon  Report   8747 
Lycium ferocissimum  Meirs
African boxthorn
Lycium ferocissimum
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
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Lycium ferocissimum
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Lycium ferocissimum
© 2001 CDFA
Lycium ferocissimum, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California.

Lycium ferocissimum is classified by the U.S. Federal Government as a NOXIOUS WEED. [USDA 2000]

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Lycium ferocissimum
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Genus: Lycium
escaped cultivar
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PLANTS: Lycium ferrocissimum
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 22, 2018).

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