Species Details

Lycium exsertum

Arizona desert-thorn

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Scientific Name:
Lycium exsertum A. Gray
Common Name:
Arizona desert-thorn
Family: Solanaceae
Element Code: PDSOL0G090
USDA Plants Symbol: LYEX
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial shrub
Blooming Period: Jan-Mar
Elevation:
- meters
- feet
General Habitat:
  • Sonoran desert scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Gravelly
  • Volcanic
Notes:

Discovered in CA by James André and Glenn Clifton in 2013. Potentially threatened by vehicles. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 20:305 (1885) for original description.

Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 1
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 1
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 1
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), California (CA), Sonora, Mexico (SO)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Whipple Wash (3411433)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads