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desert wolfberry
Lycium macrodon
desert wolfberry Nightshade Family
Lycium macrodon Solanaceae
common name
  desert wolfberry
accepted scientific name
  Lycium macrodon A. Gray
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  Lycium macrodon (158)
family name
Image Author: ©2015 Sue Carnahan
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals, Tubular shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 0.25 to 0.5 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of January thru 1st week of July

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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