Taxon  Report   9154 
Lycium pallidum  Miers
Pale desert thorn
Lycium pallidum
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
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Lycium pallidum
© 2005 Steve Matson
Lycium pallidum
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Lycium pallidum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Lycium pallidum
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Lycium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Lycium pallidum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2017).

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