Taxon  Report   5233    
Lycium brevipes  Benth.  var. brevipes 
Desert thorn
Lycium brevipes var. brevipes
© 2018 Fred Melgert / Carla Hoegen
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lycium brevipes var. brevipes
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Lycium brevipes var. brevipes
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Lycium brevipes var. brevipes, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, wNam.

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Lycium brevipes var. brevipes
© 2010 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Lycium
Parent: Lycium brevipes
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

More information about  Lycium brevipes var. brevipes
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).