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|Family: Solanaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lycium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lycium pallidum Miers var. oligospermum C.L. Hitchc.
Habit: Very thorny, glabrous; branches many, spreading to ascending. Leaf: 10--50 mm, oblong to narrowly obovate, glabrous, glaucous. Flower: calyx 5--8 mm, bell-shaped, lobes 5, +- = tube; corolla narrowly funnel-shaped, green-white, purple-tinged or -veined, tube 8--12 mm; stamens exserted, attached at tube middle. Fruit: 8--10 mm, green-purple, firm. Seed: 5--7.
Ecology: Flats, washes, slopes; Elevation: < 1200 m. Bioregional Distribution: DMoj, n DSon; Distribution Outside California: southern Nevada. Flowering Time: Mar--May
Unabridged Note: Lycium pallidum var. pallidum (corolla tube 12--18 mm, seeds 15+), of Arizona and states to the northern and e, expected in but thus far not documented for eastern DMoj.
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael H. Nee
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Lycium fremontii
Next taxon: Lycium parishii
Citation for this treatment: Michael H. Nee 2016. Lycium pallidum var. oligospermum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=61567, accessed on April 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 29, 2016.