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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Lycium parishii (Parish Wolfberry, salicieso)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

 Lycium parishii

 Lycium parishii

 Lycium parishii

 Lycium parishii

 Lycium parishii

 Lycium parishii

 Lycium parishii

 Lycium parishii

Habitat: bajada washes, bajadas
Life Form: shrub,medium
Leaf Description: fascicled simple,obovate-spatulate or elliptic, or ashy,entire
Flower Color: magenta or pink
Flowering Period: Feb. to Apr.
Spines: thorns
Family: Solanaceae (nightshade family)
Abundance: 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 22 (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 parishii (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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