Calflora
Taxon  Report   12457    
Ephedra torreyana  S. Watson
Torrey's jointfir
Ephedra torreyana, a gymnosperm, is a shrub that is native to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(29 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Ephedraceae  
Genus: Ephedra

Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Ephedra torreyana
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (EPTO)

BONAP Distribution Map

International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

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Consortium of California Herbaria 2


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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/17/2021).