University of New Mexico Herbarium
(UNM:Vascular Plants)
Catalog #: UNM0084093
Occurrence ID (GUID): b4b39248-d731-4d1a-8b05-3a5866cd6762
Secondary Catalog #: 95356
Taxon: Lycium pallidum Miers
Family: Solanaceae
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Collector: B. Jacobs   4204   
Date: 1988-06-15
Verbatim Date: 6/15/1988
Additional Collectors: E. Jacobs
Locality: United States, New Mexico, Los Alamos, Frijoles Quad. Frijoles Mesa, near Entrance Station, on low ridge between Bone yard and Entrance Road.
Elevation: 2011 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 6600ft
Habitat: Almost exclusively on ruin mounds in dry mesas.
Description: Thorny shrub to 4 ft. high, corolla tubular, flowers pendant.
Preparations: Sheets - 1
Notes: Almost exclusively on ruin mounds in dry mesas. Thorny shrub to 4 ft. high, corolla tubular, flowers pendant. Pale Wolfberry. The ripe berries may have been a food plant of the Anazazi. This occurrence suggests the Anazazi imported Lycium to our area.
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Record Id: b4b39248-d731-4d1a-8b05-3a5866cd6762
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Timothy K. Lowrey (tlowrey@unm.edu)
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