Taxon  Report   5239    
Lycium pallidum  Miers  var. oligospermum  C. L. Hitchc.
Rabbit thorn
Lycium pallidum var. oligospermum
© 2013 Neal Kramer
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Lycium pallidum var. oligospermum
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Lycium pallidum var. oligospermum
© 2010 Aaron Schusteff
Lycium pallidum var. oligospermum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Lycium pallidum var. oligospermum
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Genus: Lycium
Parent: Lycium pallidum
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2018).