CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record lycium_parishii - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 04:14 ET b
Lycium parishii
common nameParish's desert-thorn
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life form shrub
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.3
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G3?      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (12):
Mount Signal (005B) 3211566, Yuha Basin (006A) 3211567, Coyote Wells (006B) 3211568, In-ko-pah Gorge (007A) 3211661, Plaster City (017D) 3211577, Carrizo Mountain NE (018A) 3211681, Sweeney Pass (018C) 3211672, Carrizo Mountain (018D) 3211671, Wileys Well (041B) 3311448, Seventeen Palms (046D) 3311631, Clark Lake (047D) 3311633, San Bernardino North (107A)* 3411723
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Imperial (IMP), Riverside (RIV), San Bernardino (SBD)*, San Diego (SDG), Arizona (AZ), Sonora - Mexico (SO)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Coastal scrub (CoScr)
•Sonoran desert scrub (SDScr)
blooming period Mar-Apr  
elevation range135 - 1000 meters
See Proc. Amer. Acad. 20: 305 (1885) for original description.
full nameLycium parishii Gray
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  LYPA2 Element Code  PDSOL0G0D0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Wed, Dec. 8, 2021 from

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