Calflora
Taxon  Report   5241    
Lycium torreyi  A. Gray
Torrey's box thorn
Lycium torreyi, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: SOLANACEAE  
Genus: Lycium

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

 
More information about  Lycium torreyi
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LYTO)


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: Nov 20, 2019).