Taxon  Report   5240 
Lycium parishii  A. Gray
Parish's desert thorn
Lycium parishii
© 2014 John Doyen
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Lycium parishii
© 2016 Keir Morse
Lycium parishii
© 2015 Linda St. John
Lycium parishii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and Arizona, Sonora, Mexico.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Lycium parishii
© © 2015 Linda St. John
Genus: Lycium
Creosote Bush Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Mar 17, 2018).

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