ⓘ Lycium cooperi

                                     

ⓘ Lycium cooperi

Lycium cooperi is a species of flowering plant in the nightshade family known by the common name peach thorn. It is native to the southwestern United States, where it grows in a variety of desert and mountain habitat types. This is a bushy, erect shrub approaching a maximum height of 4 metres with many rigid, thorny branches. The branches are lined thickly with fleshy oval or widely lance-shaped leaves each 1–3 centimetres long and coated with glandular hairs. The inflorescence is a small cluster of tubular flowers roughly 1–2 centimetres long including the calyx of fleshy sepals at the base. The flower is white or greenish with lavender or green veining. The corolla is a tube opening into a face with four or five lobes. The fruit is a yellow or orange berry under a centimeter wide containing many seeds.

                                     
  • Lycium is a genus of flowering plants in the nightshade family, Solanaceae. The genus has a disjunct distribution around the globe, with species occurring
  • desert lupine, Shockley lupine Fabaceae Lycium cooperi Cooper s box thorn, peach thorn Solanaceae Lycium pallidum rabbit thorn Solanaceae Malacothrix
  • stramonium L. Lycium afrum L. Lycium bosciifolium Schinz Lycium cinereum Thunb. Lycium decumbens Welw. ex Hiern Lycium eenii S. Moore Lycium ferocissimum
  • physalodes Arizona desert - thorn Lycium exsertum Baja desert - thorn Lycium brevipes Berlandier s wolfberry Lycium berlandieri black nightshade Solanum
  • Berberis consanguinea Berberis consimilis Berberis contracta Berberis cooperi Berberis copahuensis Berberis coriacea Berberis coriaria Berberis coryi
  • Cestrum diurnum Exodeconus miersii, Galapagos shore petunia Lycium minimum, Galapagos lycium Lycium sokotranum Mandragora autumnalis, autumn mandrake Nicotiana