Taxon  Report   9154    
Lycium pallidum  Miers
Pale desert thorn
Lycium pallidum
© 2005 Steve Matson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
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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Plant Characteristics
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Lycium pallidum
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Lycium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Lycium pallidum
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 16, 2019).