Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 09204 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
EphedraceaeEphedraceaeEphedraceae  
Species Ephedra viridis Coville
Infraspecific    var. viridis 
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   2516  
Coll. Date 01 June 1993 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Emery County
Locality San Rafael Swell, Indian Bench, near the Black Box of the San Rafael River.
     Elev.: 5412 ft. (1650 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper community; along a dry wash. 
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° 0'  27" N, 110° 32'  4" W
Township Range T21S, R13E, Sec. 7  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

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):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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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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09478
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10337
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10872 Amsonia jonesii      "Jones' bluestar" 68 mi. S
10952 Amsonia tomentosa  var. stenophylla   "woolly bluestar" 45.9 mi. S
10953 Asclepias macrosperma      "bigseed milkweed" 45.9 mi. S
10951 Astragalus desperatus  var. desperatus   "rimrock milkvetch" 45.9 mi. S
10950 Astragalus kentrophyta  var. coloradoensis   "Colorado spiny milkvetch" 45.9 mi. S
04061 Caulanthus crassicaulis  var. crassicaulis   "thickstem wild cabbage" 1.8 mi. S
05581 Chamaesyce parryi      "Parry's sandmat" 22.6 mi. S
17999 Chrysothamnus stylosus     31 mi. S
05561 Cordylanthus wrightii      "Wright's bird's beak" 22.6 mi. S
05579 Dicoria brandegeei      "Brandegee's desert twinbugs" 22.6 mi. S
14108 Ephedra torreyana      "Torrey's ephedra" 68 mi. S
14112 Ephedra viridis  var. viscida   "Cutler's ephedra" 68 mi. S
12558 Eremocrinum albomarginatum      "Utah solitaire lily" 68 mi. S
09211 Eriogonum alatum      "winged wild buckwheat" 31.7 mi. N
14110 Eriogonum leptocladon      "sand wild buckwheat" 68 mi. S
04060 Eriogonum ovalifolium  var. purpureum   "purple cushion wild buckwheat" 1.8 mi. S
05567 Helianthus anomalus      "western sand sunflower" 22.6 mi. S
05564 Heliotropium convolvulaceum      "phlox heliotrope" 22.6 mi. S
05586 Ipomopsis gunnisonii      "Gunnison's gilia" 22.6 mi. S
02305 Juniperus communis      "common juniper" 57.9 mi. N
05565 Linum aristatum      "bristle flax" 22.6 mi. S
17997 Lorandersonia baileyi     31 mi. S
17998 Lorandersonia linifolia     31 mi. S
05580 Machaeranthera canescens  var. aristata   "San Juan tansy aster" 22.6 mi. S
05563 Oenothera albicaulis      "prairie evening primrose" 22.6 mi. S
04062 Opuntia polyacantha  var. polyacantha   "hairspine pricklypear" 1.8 mi. S
05566 Orobanche ludoviciana  var. cooperi  22.6 mi. S
04059 Polygala subspinosa      "spiny milkwort" 1.8 mi. S
12559 Pterostegia drymarioides      "woodland pterostegia" 68 mi. S
14111 Quercus x welshii  hybrid [gambelii x havardii]  68 mi. S
10956 Sphaeralcea leptophylla      "scale-leaf globemallow" 45.9 mi. S
04034 Sphaeralcea parvifolia      "small-leaf globemallow" 1.8 mi. S
10955 Stephanomeria tenuifolia  var. tenuifolia   "narrow-leaf wirelettuce" 45.9 mi. S
02304 Tetradymia canescens      "spineless horsebrush" 57.9 mi. N
10954 Tiquilia latior      "matted crinklemat" 45.9 mi. S
14109 Vanclevea stylosa      "resinbush" 68 mi. S
05562 Vanclevea stylosa      "resinbush" 22.6 mi. S

Locale


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Indian Bench (Bench) Emery County, UT 773 ft. NE 5364  Devils Hole 
Drowneded Hole Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 1 mi. SW   Drowned Hole Draw 
Leanhart Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2 mi. W   Devils Hole 
Lockhart Box (Valley) Emery County, UT 2 mi. W   Devils Hole 
Lockhart Wash (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.1 mi. W   Drowned Hole Draw 
Drowned Hole (Basin) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. S 5962  Drowned Hole Draw 
White Horse Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 2.9 mi. NW   Devils Hole 
Black Box (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.1 mi. E   Devils Hole 
Jackass Benches (Bench) Emery County, UT 3.8 mi. S 5771  Drowned Hole Draw 
Mexican Mountain (Summit) Emery County, UT 3.4 mi. E 6227  Mexican Mountain 
Oil Well Draw (Valley) Emery County, UT 3.7 mi. NW   The Wickiup 
Black Dragon Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 4.6 mi. S 6008  Drowned Hole Draw 
Devils Hole (Basin) Emery County, UT 4.7 mi. N 6322  Devils Hole 
Jackass Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 5 mi. N 6349  Devils Hole 
Jackass Flat (Flat) Emery County, UT 4.8 mi. S 6155  Drowned Hole Draw 
Moonshine Waterhole (Lake) Emery County, UT 4.9 mi. N 6336  Devils Hole 
Swazys Leap (Cliff) Emery County, UT 4 mi. E 4712  Spotted Wolf Canyon 
Red Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.2 mi. NW   Devils Hole 
Wilson Hole (Basin) Emery County, UT 4.5 mi. SW 6047  Drowned Hole Draw 
West Fork Red Canyon (Valley) Emery County, UT 4.7 mi. NW   Devils Hole 

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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