Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 01340 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
EphedraceaeEphedraceaeEphedraceae  
Species Ephedra viridis Coville
Infraspecific    var. viridis 
Collector(s)
B. Davis   s.n.  
Coll. Date 19 September 1995 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah
Locality Cedar Fort (West Desert), mile marker #17, north side of road.
    
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° 14'  20" N, 112° 8'  45" W
Township Range T7S, R3W, Sec. 2  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).

Taxonomy


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

     Ephedra viridis var. viridis Coville

Common Name(s): mormon tea.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=527889, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Gnetophyta
                    Class: Gnetopsida
                        Order: Ephedrales
                            Family: Ephedraceae
                                Genus: Ephedra
                                    Species: Ephedra viridis
                                        Variety: Ephedra viridis var. viridis
                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01340s2.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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01823
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01842
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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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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.
01341 Artemisia nova      "black sagebrush" same section
01344 Artemisia tridentata  var. wyomingensis   "Wyoming big sagebrush" same section
04703 Astragalus calycosus  var. calycosus   "Torrey's milkvetch" same section
14872 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus      "yellow rabbitbrush" same section
14118 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus      "yellow rabbitbrush" same section
04704 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. stenophyllus  same section
04713 Grindelia nana      "Idaho gumweed" same section
14119 Juniperus osteosperma      "Utah juniper" same section
01342 Juniperus osteosperma      "Utah juniper" same section
15245 Polygala subspinosa      "spiny milkwort" 2912 ft. E
15431 Polygala subspinosa      "spiny milkwort" same section
14117 Polygala subspinosa      "spiny milkwort" same section
01339 Ribes aureum      "golden currant" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Wells Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Mercur 
Fairfield Station (historical) (Building) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NE 5102  Mercur 
Thorpe Hills (Summit) Tooele County, UT 2.2 mi. S 5896  Fivemile Pass 
Fivemile Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 1.9 mi. W 5309  Fivemile Pass 
Clay Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. N   Mercur 
Manning Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.8 mi. N   Mercur 
Sevenmile Pass (Gap) Tooele County, UT 3 mi. S 5633  Fivemile Pass 
Camp Floyd State Historical Site (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. E 4899  Cedar Fort 
Camp Floyd Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. E 4895  Cedar Fort 
Big Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.9 mi. NE 4899  Cedar Fort 
Fairfield Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 4885  Cedar Fort 
Stage Coach Inn State Historical Site (Locale) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 4879  Cedar Fort 
Fairfield (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 4879  Cedar Fort 
Clay Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 3.3 mi. NW 5650  Mercur 
Sunshine (Locale) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. NW 6122  Mercur 
Manning (Locale) Utah County, UT 4.3 mi. N 5929  Mercur 
Sunshine Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.2 mi. NW   Mercur 
Pole Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 5.3 mi. N   Mercur 
Alma Young Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 4.4 mi. NW   Mercur 
Yellowbrush Well (Well) Utah County, UT 5.1 mi. SE 4866  Goshen Pass 

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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