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Santa Margarita, CA 93453
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Escondido, CA 92026
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Ephedra nevadensis

Nevada Ephedra and Mormon tea.

Santa Margarita, CA
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One Gallon 7 $ 8.99
Plants in production
One Gallon 18 --
Escondido, CA
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One Gallon 0 $ 8.99
Plants in production
One Gallon 28 --
Mormon tea, Ephedra nevadensis grows along the western edges of the California deserts and up into southeastern Oregon, across Nevada into Utah and down into Arizona. Mormon tea is a small leafless shrub that flowers with weird flowers in spring followed by weird fruits in summer. Plant this in a hot dry spot next to the neighbor with the perennial garden they borrow money to tend. Your Ephedra nevadensis, a lounge chair, a large hat, a cool drink and a book. Do this every time your neighbors bring in another $200 worth of perennials and enjoy watching them work.
syn. Ephedra antixyphilitica, E. a. pendunculata, E.n. p, Ephedra nevadensis forma rosea Nevada ephedra



Ephedra nevadensis's foliage color is lt-green and type is evergreen.
Ephedra nevadensis's flower color is yellow.
Ephedra nevadensis's fruit is edible.

Communities for Ephedra nevadensis:Creosote Bush Scrub and Joshua Tree Woodland.

ph: 6.50 to 7.80
usda: 5 to 10
height[m]: 1.00 to 1.50
width[m]: 1.00 to 1.50
rainfall[cm]: 21.00 to 40.00

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