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Arizona desert-thorn
Lycium exsertum
Arizona desert-thorn Nightshade Family
Lycium exsertum Solanaceae
common name
  Arizona desert-thorn
accepted scientific name
  Lycium exsertum A. Gray
rules for finding collection records
  Lycium exsertum (474)
family name
Image Author: ©2009 Anthony Mendoza
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Four petals, Five petals, Six petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is .3 to .6 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of October thru 3rd week of May

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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