Taxon  Report   5235 
Lycium californicum  Nutt.
California box thorn, California boxthorn, California desert thorn
Lycium californicum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Community: Coastal Sage Scrub
Family: SOLANACEAE  
Genus: Lycium
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Lycium californicum  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (LYCA)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2014).

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