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Santa Catalina Island Desert-thorn (Lycium hassei)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Solanaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 143521
  • Lifeform: Shrub
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Santa Catalina Island Desert-thorn (Lycium hassei) located in the wild?

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Santa Catalina Island Desert-thorn can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Santa Catalina Island Desert-thorn (Lycium hassei)?

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Conservation Actions

  • 01/01/2010

extinct in California

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Taxon Lycium hassei
Authority Greene
Family Solanaceae
CPC Number 2737
ITIS 503600
Duration Perennial
Common Names Santa Catalina Island Desert-thorn
Associated Scientific Names Lycium hassei | Lycium brevipes var. hassei | Lycium richii var. hassei
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Ecological Relationships


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