Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 08162 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
EphedraceaeEphedraceaeEphedraceae  
Species Ephedra nevadensis S. Watson
Common name   Nevada ephedra
Collector(s)
Donna M. Barnes   3150  
Coll. Date 05 April 2003 
Geography United States.  Utah.  Washington County
Locality Highway 9, La Verkin, gated blacktop road to dam on Virgin River. 
 
Elev.: 3656 ft. (1115 m.)
Habitat Notes blackbrush, Ephedra 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 37° 12'  2" N, 113° 14'  3" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Ephedra nevadensis S. Wats.

Common Name(s): Nevada ephedra, Nevada jointfir, Nevada Mormon tea.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=502316, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08162s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02716s2.jpg 
02716
specimen image: 08300s2.jpg 
08300
specimen image: 08982s2.jpg 
08982
specimen image: 11092s2.jpg 
11092
specimen image: 13744s1.jpg 
13744

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08175 Amelanchier utahensis      "Utah serviceberry" 2.2 mi. NE
08173 Bromus rubens      "red brome" 2.2 mi. NE
14018 Calochortus flexuosus      "winding mariposa lily" 2 mi. NE
08177 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 2.2 mi. NE
08176 Larrea tridentata      "creosote bush" 2.2 mi. NE
08160 Lycium andersonii      "water jacket" 2.2 mi. NE
08178 Plantago patagonica      "Patagonia plantain" 2.2 mi. NE
08174 Prunus fasciculata      "desert almond" 2.2 mi. NE

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
La Verkin Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 1.3 mi. W 3396  Hurricane 
Chinatown Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. W   Virgin 
La Verkin Post Office (Post Office) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. W 3209  Hurricane 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. W 3219  Hurricane 
La Verkin (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2 mi. W 3196  Hurricane 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2 mi. W 3229  Hurricane 
Dixie Hot Springs (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. W 3091  Hurricane 
La Verkin School (School) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. W 3202  Hurricane 
Virgin Territory Trailer Park (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. W 3222  Hurricane 
La Verkin Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. W 3255  Hurricane 
Gateway Trailer Park (Park) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. W 3225  Hurricane 
Virgin Cemetery (Cemetery) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. E 3586  Virgin 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. E 3527  Virgin 
Seventh Day Adventist Church (Church) Washington County, UT 2.5 mi. W 3202  Hurricane 
Hurricane Mesa (Summit) Washington County, UT 3 mi. N 5046  Virgin 
Virgin (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.6 mi. E 3603  Virgin 
Hurricane Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 3521  Hurricane 
Nephis Twist (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. NW   Hurricane 
Hurricane Canal (Canal) Washington County, UT 2.9 mi. SW 3547  Hurricane 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 2.8 mi. W 3311  Hurricane 

Links

Taxon Links for species Ephedra nevadensis  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+nevadensis

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