Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 01278 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
EphedraceaeEphedraceaeEphedraceae  
Species Ephedra viridis Coville
Infraspecific    var. viridis 
Collector(s)
D. Wright   s.n.  
Coll. Date 21 September 1996 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Duchesne County
Locality about 10 miles S of Moon Lake, just by the side of the road, top right corner.
    
Habitat Notes dry area, a lot of sagebrush, rabbitbrush. 
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° 33'  17" N, 110° 33'  1" W
Township Range T2N, R6W  
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: 01278s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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01065
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01212
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01340
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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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13540
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13697
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15672

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01274 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" same section
01276 Chimaphila umbellata  var. occidentalis  same section
01272 Juniperus communis      "common juniper" same section
01271 Pinus ponderosa      "ponderosa pine" same section
01275 Ribes lacustre      "prickly currant" same section
01280 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" same section
02379 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" same section
02380 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dry Ridge (Ridge) Duchesne County, UT 1 mi. SE 10804  Kidney Lake 
Paint Mine (Mine) Duchesne County, UT 1.3 mi. N 10201  Kidney Lake 
Red Bedground Spring (Spring) Duchesne County, UT 1.5 mi. S 9544  Kidney Lake 
Slate Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Kidney Lake 
Cold Spring (Spring) Duchesne County, UT 2.2 mi. S 8898  Kidney Lake 
Dry Canyon (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 2 mi. E   Kidney Lake 
Brown Duck Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 2.3 mi. NE   Kidney Lake 
Lake Fork Guard Station (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 8134  Kidney Lake 
Moon Lake Campground (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 2.3 mi. NE 8140  Kidney Lake 
Baum Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 2.3 mi. W 10312  Kidney Lake 
Fence Spring (Spring) Duchesne County, UT 2.9 mi. SE 9640  Kidney Lake 
Moon Lake Lodge (Populated Place) Duchesne County, UT 2.5 mi. E 8127  Kidney Lake 
Corner Spring (Spring) Duchesne County, UT 3.6 mi. S 8370  Kidney Lake 
Big Dog Lake (Lake) Duchesne County, UT 3.1 mi. NW 10105  Kidney Lake 
Round Mountain (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 3.6 mi. N 10522  Kidney Lake 
Rock Creek Corral (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 3.4 mi. SW 7363  Kidney Lake 
Robbins Ranch (Locale) Duchesne County, UT 3.2 mi. SW 7402  Kidney Lake 
Peterson Gulch (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 3.4 mi. SW   Kidney Lake 
Moon Lake Resort (Populated Place) Duchesne County, UT 3.1 mi. E 8114  Lake Fork Mountain 
Brown Duck Dam (Dam) Duchesne County, UT 3.6 mi. NW 10197  Kidney Lake 

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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