Pale Wolfberry

Lycium pallidum

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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 typically 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

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), https://www.flickr.com/photos/jroldenettel/33834916755/
  2. (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), https://www.flickr.com/photos/jroldenettel/33834909145/
  3. (c) Andrey Zharkikh, some rights reserved (CC BY), https://www.flickr.com/photos/zharkikh/8786900493/
  4. Adapted by albuquerqueherbalism from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lycium_pallidum

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Berry red
Color white