Taxon  Report   2978 
Ephedra trifurca  Torrey
Long leafed ephedra,  Longleaf jointfir
Ephedra trifurca
© 2010 Neal Kramer
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Ephedra trifurca
© 2005 James M. Andre
Ephedra trifurca, a gymnosperm, is a tree or shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Ephedra trifurca
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Genus: Ephedra
Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Ephedra trifurca
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

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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:   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2017).

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