Taxon  Report   8747    
Lycium ferocissimum  Miers
African boxthorn
Lycium ferocissimum
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
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Lycium ferocissimum
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Lycium ferocissimum
© 2001 CDFA
Lycium ferocissimum, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California.

Lycium ferocissimum is classified by the U.S. Federal Government as a NOXIOUS WEED. [USDA 2000]

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Lycium ferocissimum
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Genus: Lycium
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lycium ferrocissimum
More information about  Lycium ferocissimum
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).