Taxon  Report   5234    
Lycium brevipes  Benth.  var. hassei  (Greene) C. L. Hitchc.
Santa catalina island desert thorn
Lycium brevipes var. hassei, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Lycium hassei
California Rare Plant Rank: 3.1 (review list).   CNPS Inventory
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(63 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Genus: Lycium
Parent: Lycium brevipes
Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS other name:
Lycium hassei

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS: Lycium hassei
More information about  Lycium brevipes var. hassei
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jun 06, 2020).