Lycium carolinianum Walter. Phen: (Jan-) Sep-Nov. Hab: Shell middens, shell mounds, shelly sand dunes, brackish marshes, maritime sand spits. Dist: Se. SC (where not recently seen; its occurrence is based on being named by Walter  and Elliott’s  statement "found by Mr. Wm. Bartram, in the saline rushy marshes of Carolina") and e. GA south to FL, west to e. TX, south to s. Mexico; also in the West Indies.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Fl6, FNA, GW2, Mex, RAB, S, WH3; > Lycium carolinianum Walter var. carolinianum – K1, K3, K4, Hitchcock (1932); > Lycium carolinianum Walter var. quadrifidum (Dunal) C.L.Hitchc. – K1, K3, K4, Tx, Hitchcock (1932)