Calflora
Taxon  Report   2971 
Ephedra aspera  S. Watson
Mormon tea,  Rough jointfir
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Ephedra aspera, 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 aspera
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Family: EPHEDRACEAE  
Genus: Ephedra
Communities:
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Ephedra clokeyi
PLANTS: Ephedra fasciculata
PLANTS: Ephedra nevadensis var. aspera
PLANTS: Ephedra reedii
TJM2 + PLANTS: Ephedra fasciculata var. clokeyi
TJM2 + PLANTS: Ephedra fasciculata var. fasciculata
More information about  Ephedra aspera
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 (EPAS)

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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: Oct 20, 2017).

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