Lycium pallidum

Pale Wolfberry
Lycium pallidum

Family: Nightshade (Solanaceae)
AKA: Pale Desert-thorn, Wolfberry
Photo taken on: May 12, 2015
Location: Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, NM
Life Zones: Plains and foothills
Habitat: Dry canyons, washes and slopes

A shrub growing to 4ft with slender thorns at the base of the leaves. Leaves are gray-green and smooth edged. Flowers are funnel-shaped, greenish-white with purple veins up to 2" long. The fruit is orange-red like a small tomato.

Green & Brown Flowers