Calflora
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.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(353 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: SOLANACEAE  
Genus: Lycium

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

 
More information about  Lycium californicum

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 26, 2020).