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Lycium parishii

Parish Wolfberry, salicieso

Lycium parishii
Lycium parishii
Lycium parishii
Lycium parishii

Life form2, 3: shrub, medium
Habitat: bajada washes, bajadas
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: fascicled or alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: obovate or spatulate or elliptic or cuneate
leaf surface3: hairy or ashy
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: magenta or pink
Flowering period2: Feb. to Apr.
Armament2, 3: thorns
Family1, 2, 3: Solanaceae (nightshade family)
Status: common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Tinajas Altas area
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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