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Ephedra californica

California Jointfir.

We currently do not grow this plant.

Evergreen shrub, 5 ft., dry areas, central and southern California, and stems used for tea. Ephedra spp. are good wildlife plants. Grows with Eriogonum fasciculatum polifolium, Encelia actoni, Brickellia nevinii, Yucca whipplei, Opuntia treleasei, and Isomeris arborea.

Ephedra californica tolerates sand.
Ephedra californica is great for a bird garden.
Ephedra californica's foliage color is green-gray, type is evergreen and is edible.
Ephedra californica's flower color is na.

Communities for Ephedra californica:Chaparral, Creosote Bush Scrub, Valley Grassland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Shadscale Scrub and Central Oak Woodland.

ph: 6.00 to 8.00
usda: 6 to 10
height[m]: 1.00 to 2.00
width[m]: 1.00 to 6.00
rainfall[cm]: 23.00 to 59.00

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