Calflora
Taxon  Report   2972 
Ephedra californica  S. Watson
California ephedra,  California jointfir, Desert tea
Ephedra californica
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Ephedra californica
© 2014 Debra L. Cook
Ephedra californica, a gymnosperm, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Ephedra californica
© 2014 Debra L. Cook
Family: EPHEDRACEAE  
Genus: Ephedra
Communities:
Creosote Bush Scrub, Chaparral
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Ephedra californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (EPCA2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 28, 2017).

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