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|Family: Solanaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lycium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lycium cooperi A. Gray
Habit: Glandular-puberulent; branches rigidly ascending to erect, leafy. Leaf: 1--3 cm, oblanceolate to obovate. Flower: calyx 8--15 mm, narrowly bell-shaped, lobes 4--5, 1.5--3 mm, 1/2 to = tube; corolla narrowly funnel-shaped, green-white, lavender-tinged or -veined, abaxially glabrous or puberulent, tube 9--12 mm, lobes ovate-triangular; stamens +- exserted, attached +- at tube middle. Fruit: 5--9 mm, yellow to orange, with 2 cross-grooves above middle. Seed: several.
Ecology: Sandy to rocky flats, washes; Elevation: < 2000 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNH (e slope), s SnJV, SNE, D; Distribution Outside California: to Utah, Arizona. Flowering Time: Mar--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael H. Nee
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Lycium californicum
Next taxon: Lycium fremontii
Citation for this treatment: Michael H. Nee 2016. Lycium cooperi, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=32210, accessed on February 12, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 12, 2016.