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Distribution by County   5235    
Lycium californicum  Nutt.
California box thorn,   California boxthorn,   California desert thorn
Lycium californicum is a shrub that is native to California, and found only slightly beyond California borders.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   CNDDB

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 10/01/2022).