Patagonia Wildflowers
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mata lagoon
Lycium ameghinoi
Lycium ameghinoi
mata lagoon Nightshade Family
Lycium ameghinoi Solanaceae
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Spanish common names
  •mata lagoon
  •San Benito
accepted scientific name
  •Lycium ameghinoi Speg.
rules for finding collection records
  •Lycium ameghinoi (78)
family name
  • Solanaceae
Image Author: ©2010 erikthuesen
Image License: CC BY-NC
Image Source
Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Four petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of September thru 1st week of February

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Photos
Kees Jan van Zwienen (10)
iNaturalist (2)
SEINet (1)
base map where plant found
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grid lines base