Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 08301 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
EphedraceaeEphedraceaeEphedraceae  
Species Ephedra trifurca Torr. ex S. Watson
Common name   Mexican-tea
Collector(s)
Z. Sherman   s.n.  
Coll. Date 12 May 2003 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
New Mexico
Socorro County
Locality Highway 107, SE of Socorro.
    
Habitat Notes Hot desert shrub community, associated with Apache plume-juniper-cholla. 
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Ephedra trifurca Torr. ex S. Wats.

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

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=183498, click for more information and references)

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

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08301s3.jpg

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Links

Taxon Links for species Ephedra trifurca  Torr. ex 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+trifurca

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