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Bajada, Sonoran Desert, Colorado Subdivision, CA
Cottowood Spring, Joshua Tree National Park, CA
Blooming on the Sonoran Desert right now. As the flowers age they turn from purple/mauve to a faded white. Haven't seen any berries yet. Leaves often hide the thorns. It belongs to the Nighshade (potato) family which also includes sacred datura aka jimsonweed. Ten species of Lycium i AZ.
Spotted on Mar 6, 2013 Submitted on Jun 4, 2013
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