Calflora
Taxon  Report   5236    
Lycium chinense  Mill.
Chinese desert thorn,  Matrimony vine
Lycium chinense, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
Family: SOLANACEAE  
Genus: Lycium
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lycium chinense var. chinense
PLANTS: Lycium chinense var. ovatum
More information about  Lycium chinense
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LYCH)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 15, 2019).