Taxon  Report   2977    
Ephedra nevadensis  S. Watson
Nevada ephedra,  Nevada jointfir, Nevada mormon tea
Ephedra nevadensis, a gymnosperm, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Ephedra
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Ephedra nevadensis f. rosea
JEF: Ephedra nevadensis subvar. paucibracteata
More information about  Ephedra nevadensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 27, 2020).