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Sonoran Desert Plants
Lycium fremontii v.fremontii (Fremont Wolfberry, salicieso)

Coffee Pot Mountain

 

 Lycium fremontii v.fremontii

 Lycium fremontii v.fremontii

 Lycium fremontii v.fremontii

 Lycium fremontii v.fremontii

 Lycium fremontii v.fremontii

 Lycium fremontii v.fremontii

 Lycium fremontii v.fremontii

 Lycium fremontii v.fremontii

Habitat: valley washes, valleys, alkali flats
Life Form: shrub,medium
Leaf Description: alternate or fascicled,simple, to spatulate,finely
Flower Color: pink or magenta
Flowering Period: Jan. to Feb.
Spines: thorns
Family: Solanaceae (nightshade family)
Abundance: locally common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A Flora of Southwestern Arizona. Part 20. Eudicots: Solanaceae to Zygophyllaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-52: 1-66. Published 4 August 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 18 (7.5 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Lycium fremontii v.fremontii (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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