Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 01281 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
EphedraceaeEphedraceaeEphedraceae  
Species Ephedra torreyana S. Watson
Common name   Torrey's ephedra
Collector(s)
K. Lohrke   s.n.  
   with D. Barnett
Coll. Date 19 September 1996 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Emery County
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 39° 4'  58" N, 110° 40'  22" W
Township Range T20S, R11E, Sec. 15  
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 torreyana S. Wats.

Common Name(s): torrey ephedra, Torrey mormon tea, Torrey's ephedra, Torrey's jointfir, Torrey's mormon tea.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=502318, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01281s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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00158
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02014
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02054
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02828
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05959
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05961
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06412
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10934
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10934

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
00969 Aliciella stenothyrsa      "Uinta Basin gilia" 2 mi. S
00711 Allium macropetalum      "large-flowered wild onion" same section
00967 Asclepias cryptoceras  var. cryptoceras   "pallid milkweed" 2 mi. S
04053 Astragalus amphioxys  var. amphioxys   "crescent milkvetch" 2 mi. S
04040 Astragalus asclepiadoides      "milkweed milkvetch" 2 mi. S
00971 Astragalus asclepiadoides      "milkweed milkvetch" 2 mi. S
00972 Astragalus coltonii  var. coltonii   "Colton's milkvetch" 2 mi. S
03988 Astragalus cymboides      "canoe milkvetch" 2 mi. S
03989 Astragalus cymboides      "canoe milkvetch" 2 mi. S
03993 Astragalus lonchocarpus      "greater rushy milkvetch" 2 mi. S
01282 Atriplex canescens  var. canescens   "four-winged saltbush" 1 mi. N
00710 Castilleja scabrida  var. scabrida   "rough paintbrush" same section
09214 Chrysothamnus linifolius      "spearleaf rabbitbrush" 1678 ft. W
04052 Cryptantha flava      "yellow cat's eye" 2 mi. S
00968 Enceliopsis nudicaulis      "nakedstem sunray" 2 mi. S
04054 Erigeron compactus  var. consimilis   "San Rafael cushion-daisy" 2 mi. S
02302 Eriogonum corymbosum  var. corymbosum   "crisp-leaf wild buckwheat" 1.4 mi. SW
04057 Eriogonum shockleyi      "Shockley's wild buckwheat" 2 mi. S
04055 Hilaria jamesii      "James' galleta" 2 mi. S
00970 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. arizonica   "Arizona four-nerve daisy" 2 mi. S
04056 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. floribunda   "Colorado rubberweed" 2 mi. S
00460 Machaeranthera grindelioides  var. grindelioides   "gumweed tansy aster" same section
01286 Mahonia fremontii      "Fremont's mahonia" 1 mi. N
00424 Melilotus officinalis      "yellow sweetclover" same section
00463 Opuntia polyacantha  var. polyacantha   "hairspine pricklypear" same section
09217 Populus deltoides  var. fremontii   "Fremont's cottonwood" 1678 ft. W
09212 Salix exigua      "narrow-leaf willow" 1678 ft. W
09215 Sarcobatus vermiculatus      "greasewood" 1678 ft. W
04058 Sclerocactus whipplei  var. roseus  2 mi. S
00456 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" same section
09213 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" 1678 ft. W
00459 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" same section
00457 Wyethia scabra      "rough mule's ears" same section

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Road Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 2038 ft. SW   Bottleneck Peak 
San Rafael Bridge Campground (Locale) Emery County, UT 2717 ft. SE 5102  Bottleneck Peak 
Buckhorn Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 0.7 mi. E   Buckhorn Reservoir 
Assembly Hall Peak (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 5948  Bottleneck Peak 
Calf Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.6 mi. N   Bob Hill Knoll 
Bottleneck Peak (Summit) Emery County, UT 1.7 mi. SW 6349  Bottleneck Peak 
Pine Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 1.8 mi. N   Devils Hole 
Window Blind Peak (Summit) Emery County, UT 2.8 mi. S 6831  Bottleneck Peak 
Cow Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.5 mi. NE   Chimney Rock 
Prickly Pear Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 3.2 mi. NE 6355  Bottleneck Peak 
Cane Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.2 mi. W   The Blocks 
Good Water Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. W   Bottleneck Peak 
Little Grand Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. W   Sids Mountain 
Limestone Bench (Bench) Emery County, UT 4.8 mi. S 5748  Bottleneck Peak 
The Wedge Overlook (Locale) Emery County, UT 3.9 mi. NW 6178  Bottleneck Peak 
Orsons Pond (Lake) Emery County, UT 5.3 mi. N 6076  Bob Hill Knoll 
Little Holes (Lake) Emery County, UT 5.5 mi. N 5991  Bob Hill Knoll 
Summit Pond (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 5.4 mi. N 6204  Bob Hill Knoll 
Red Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.8 mi. SE   Devils Hole 
The Wedge (Plain) Emery County, UT 5.2 mi. NW 5968  Bob Hill Knoll 

Links

Taxon Links for species Ephedra torreyana  S. Watson

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+torreyana

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