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Lycium sp., Lycium, Box-thorn, Desert-thorn, Wolfberry

Lycium sp.

Lycium, Box-thorn, Desert-thorn, Wolfberry
Family: Solanaceae
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds

The fruit of L. barbarum and L. chinense, known as Goji, has be come popular in western cultures for its supposed promotion of weight loss and general longevity.

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