Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 01842 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
EphedraceaeEphedraceaeEphedraceae  
Species Ephedra viridis Coville
Infraspecific    var. viscida (Cutler) L.D. Benson
Common name   Cutler's ephedra
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   1914  
Coll. Date 21 May 1988 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Colorado
Moffat
Locality Dinosaur National Monument, along the Green River at Rippling Brook, near the falls.
    
Habitat Notes dry hillside, Ephedra-juniper community. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 40° 35'  10" N, 108° 59'  4" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Ephedra cutleri Peebles

     Ephedra coryi var. viscida Cutler
     Ephedra viridis var. viscida (Cutler) L. Benson

Common Name(s): Cutler Mormon tea, Cutler mormontea, Cutler's ephedra, Cutler's jointfir.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=508106, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Gnetophyta
                    Class: Gnetopsida
                        Order: Ephedrales
                            Family: Ephedraceae
                                Genus: Ephedra
                                    Species: Ephedra cutleri
                                                                                    

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01842s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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01065
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01212
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01278
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01340
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01823
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02064
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02147
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03071
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03192
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05467
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09204
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09478
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10159
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10216
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10337
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12568
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12586
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12586
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13190
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13697

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01848 Acer negundo      "boxelder" same section
01851 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
01854 Collinsia parviflora      "maiden blue eyed Mary" same section
01844 Cryptantha flavoculata      "rough-seeded cat's eye" same section
01849 Descurainia incisa  var. incisa  same section
01846 Erigeron engelmannii      "Engelmann's fleabane" same section
01845 Erigeron pumilus  var. concinnus   "western shaggy fleabane" same section
01847 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" same section
01843 Linanthus pungens      "granite prickly phlox" same section
01850 Poa fendleriana  ssp. longiligula   "muttongrass" same section
01852 Selaginella mutica      "awnless spikemoss" same section
01853 Woodsia oregana      "Oregon cliff fern" same section

Locale


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Rippling Brook (Stream) Moffat County, CO 167 ft. SE   Jones Hole 
Massey Cabin (Locale) Moffat County, CO 2175 ft. NW 6460  Canyon of Lodore South 
Hells Half Mile (Rapids) Moffat County, CO 1 mi. NE 5138  Canyon of Lodore South 
Limestone Draw (Valley) Moffat County, CO 1.1 mi. SE   Canyon of Lodore South 
Alcove Brook (Stream) Moffat County, CO 1.8 mi. SE   Canyon of Lodore South 
Hackings Springs (Spring) Moffat County, CO 1.9 mi. SW 7464  Jones Hole 
Hackings Draw (Valley) Moffat County, CO 2.3 mi. S   Jones Hole 
Wild Mountain (Summit) Moffat County, CO 2 mi. W 8622  Jones Hole 
Triplet Falls (Falls) Moffat County, CO 2.2 mi. NE 5171  Canyon of Lodore South 
Wild Canyon (Valley) Moffat County, CO 3.1 mi. S   Jones Hole 
Canyon of Lodore (Valley) Moffat County, CO 3.5 mi. S   Canyon of Lodore North 
Menlo Park (Flat) Moffat County, CO 3.5 mi. S 5095  Canyon of Lodore South 
Steamboat Rock (Cape) Moffat County, CO 3.5 mi. S 6050  Canyon of Lodore South 
Dinosaur National Monument (Park) Moffat County, CO 2.9 mi. SE 7238  Canyon of Lodore South 
Limestone Ridge (Ridge) Moffat County, CO 2.9 mi. E 8301  Canyon of Lodore South 
Limestone Spring (Spring) Moffat County, CO 3 mi. E 7363  Canyon of Lodore South 
Yampa River (Stream) Moffat County, CO 4 mi. S   Yampa 
Jenny Lind Rock (Summit) Moffat County, CO 4.1 mi. S 5945  Canyon of Lodore South 
Sand Canyon (Valley) Moffat County, CO 4.1 mi. S   Stuntz Reservoir 
Burnt Springs (Spring) Moffat County, CO 3.4 mi. SW 7143  Jones Hole 

Links

Taxon Links for species Ephedra viridis  Coville

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Ephedra+viridis

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