Pale Wolfberry

Lycium pallidum

Pale Wolfberry 2

Pale Wolfberry is a shrub that grows 2 meters tall. The shrub has spatulate leaves. The wolfberry leaves are 1 - 4 cm long and 5 - 15 mm wide. The white flowers are funnel shaped and bloom May to June.

Pale Wolfberry is typical found in Northern Mexico and the southwestern United States.

The plant can be used as a poultice for bites, stings, and rashes. It can also be used for chest congestion and as an antispasmodic for the digestive system.

References:
1. Albuquerqueherbalism. com
2. Cartron, Jean-Luc, et al. A Field Guide to the Plants and Animals of the Middle Rio Grande Bosque.

Author: Nicolas Velazquez, Age: 12 3

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  1. (c) David Bygott, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://eol.org/data_objects/24941219
  2. Adapted by tyrrellscience98 from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lycium_pallidum
  3. (c) tyrrellscience98, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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