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|Family: Solanaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lycium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lycium torreyi A. Gray
Habit: Plant +- glabrous (except leaf clusters hair-tufted); twigs slender, +- climbing. Leaf: 1--5 cm, narrowly oblanceolate to obovate. Flower: calyx 2.5--4.5 mm, lobes 5, 1--1.5 mm; corolla 8--15 mm, narrowly funnel-shaped, green-lavender or +- white, lobes 3--4 mm, lanceolate to ovate; stamens +- exserted, attached at tube middle. Fruit: 6--10 mm, red or orange. Seed: 8--30.
Ecology: Washes, streambanks; Elevation: < 700 m. Bioregional Distribution: s DMoj, DSon; Distribution Outside California: to Utah, Texas, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: Mar--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael H. Nee
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Lycium parishii
Next taxon: Lycium verrucosum
Citation for this treatment: Michael H. Nee 2017. Lycium torreyi, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=32225, accessed on January 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 23, 2017.