Page author: David Giblin
Lycium chinense
Chinese wolfberry

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; sporadically distributed across North America.

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, wastelots, and other disturbed areas.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Introduced from Asia

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bees, hummingbirds


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Accepted Name:
Lycium chinense Mill.
Publication: Gard. Dict., ed. 8. n. 5. 1768.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Lycium chinense in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Lycium chinense checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Lycium chinense information.

E-Flora BC: Lycium chinense atlas page.

CalPhotos: Lycium chinense photos.

USDA Plants: Lycium chinense information.

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