Taxon  Report   2973    
Ephedra fasciculata  A. Nelson  
(no longer an active name; please see Ephedra aspera)
Arizona ephedra,  Arizona jointfir, Clokey ephedra
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Ephedra fasciculata, a gymnosperm, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Ephedra aspera

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Plant Characteristics
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Genus: Ephedra
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS accepted name:
Ephedra aspera

NOTE: Ephedra fasciculata is no longer an active name.
More information about  Ephedra fasciculata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).